Spacecraft attitude dynamics

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Dover Publications, Incorporated, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 570 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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