Spacecraft attitude dynamics

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J. Wiley, Jan 1, 1986 - Science - 564 pages
From its roots in classical mechanics and reliance on stability theory to the evolution of practical stabilization ideas, this volume covers environmental torques encountered in space; energy dissipation; motion equations for four archetypical systems; orientation parameters; illustrations of key concepts with on-orbit flight data; and typical engineering hardware. 1986 edition.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
ATTITUDE MOTION EQUATIONS
39
ATTITUDE DYNAMICS OF A RIGID BODY
93
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Ina Bertrand is Principal Fellow in Fine Arts, Melbourne University, Australia.
Peter Hughes is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at La Trobe University, Australia. He is co-editor of the refereed on-line journal, "Screening the Past,"

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