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Graduate Catalog 2017-18 
Graduate Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 6410 - Space Flight Dynamics and Control

Introduction to space vehicle dynamics and control. Two-body and restricted three-body problems, orbital trajectories, orbit transfers, orbit perturbations. Spacecraft attitude kinematics and dynamics. Formulation of spacecraft rotations and orbital targeting problems as control problems. Algorithms and software for analysis of spacecraft dynamics.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: AE 5400 with a grade of “C” or better.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to graduate students only.

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