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Astrodynamics: A Compendium of Orbitology

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Astrodynamics: A Compendium of Orbitology

Publisher: Wikipedia
Number of pages: 334

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Astrodynamics or orbital mechanics is the application of ballistics and celestial mechanics to the practical problems concerning the motion of rockets and other spacecraft. Contents: Basic Orbital Mechanics; Orbit Types and Geometries; Orbital Elements; Rocket Equations; Interstellar Orbits.

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