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Handbook of geostationary orbits

Author: E Mattias Soop
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers ; Torrance, CA : Microcosm, cop. 1994.
Series: Space technology library, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides the necessary theoretical and practical background for engineers and spacecraft operators, and can also be used as an introductory textbook in space courses at high school or university.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E Mattias Soop
ISBN: 0792330544 9780792330547
OCLC Number: 905472861
Description: VI, 309 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword. 1. General Background. 2. Fundamental Definitions. 3. Orbit Manoeuvres. 4. Perturbed Orbits. 5. Operational Practice. 6. Inclination Station Keeping. 7. Longitude Station Keeping. 8. Orbit Determination. Table 1. Greenwich Sideral Angle. Table 2. Longitude Acceleration by Earth. Table 3. Inclination Drift. Table 4. Eclipse by Moon. List of Symbols. Bibliography. Subject Index.
Series Title: Space technology library, 3.
Responsibility: by E.M. Soop.
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