Space Mission Analysis and Design

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James R. Wertz, Wiley J. Larson
Springer Netherlands, Sep 30, 1999 - Science - 969 pages
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This famous and practical handbook for Space Mission Engineering draws on leading aerospace experts to carry readers through mission design, from orbit selection to ground ops. SMAD III updates the technology, provides greater emphasis on small spacecraft design and the cost-reduction process, and includes more detail on multi-satellite manufacturing, space computers, payload design and autonomous systems.

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Required reading for any serious space-systems engineer

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