by Thomas R. Kane
Publisher: McGraw Hill 1983
Number of pages: 436
This book is an outgrowth of courses taught at Stanford University and at UCLA, and of the author's professional activities in the field of spacecraft dynamics. It is intended for use as a textbook in courses of instruction at the graduate level and as a reference work for engineers engaged in research, design, and development in this field.
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