Spacecraft Mission Design, Volume 1

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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Jan 1, 1998 - Science - 183 pages
"Spacecraft Mission Design, Second Edition, " takes the shortest route to practical understanding of mission design. It focuses on the most general and most practical tools needed for the early spacecraft design studies, including the principles of two-body motion, definition of orbits, orbital maneuvers, and central body observation. The use of elementary mathematics makes this concise book ideal for upper class college students, graduates, and practicing engineers or managers. There are enough worked examples that one can be self-taught.

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TwoBody Motion
Orbital Maneuvers
Observing the Central Body

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