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Published by Prentice-Hall .
Written in English


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Statementby W.C. Nelson and E.E. Loft.
ContributionsLoft, E. E.
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Open LibraryOL20877433M

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Learn the basics of space flight in a simple and easy-to-comprehend format. Draft edition available September - See the Contents! First edition available August on Amazon and for bulk orders - Preorder single copies starting March 1, ! Orbital mechanics, also called flight mechanics, is the study of the motions of artificial satellites and space vehicles moving under the influence of forces such as gravity, atmospheric drag, thrust, etc. Books on Astronautics, Rocketry, Spacecraft, and Space Technology Spacecraft Design and Space Systems Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Propulsion, Addison- Wesley, Introduction to the Space Environment, Orbit Book, R.A. Treumann, W. Baumjohann, Advanced Space Plasma Physics, World Scientific, This book covers the following topics: Fundamentals of Mechanics, Newton Analyzed Planetary Motion, Systems of Particles, Conservation Laws, Rigid Bodies, Constraints, Holonomic and Non-Holonomic Constraints, Statically Indeterminate Structures.