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Space Flight

MAE 341

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This course addresses the various concepts that form the basis of modern space flight and astronautics. The focus is on space flight analysis and planning and not hardware or spacecraft design. The topics include space flight history, orbital mechanics, orbit perturbations, near-Earth and interplanetary mission analysis, orbit determination and satellite tracking, spacecraft maneuvers and attitude control, launch and entry dynamics. Use of advanced software for the planning and analysis of space missions.
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Section L01

Section P01

Section P02