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Applied Orbit Perturbation and Maintenance, Second Edition (Aerospace Press) Hardcover – 1 Mar 2018

ISBN-13: 978-1884989278 ISBN-10: 1884989276 Edition: 2nd Revised edition

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 411 pages
  • Publisher: AIAA American Institute of Aeronautics & Ast.; 2nd Revised edition edition (26 March 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1884989276
  • ISBN-13: 978-1884989278
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.2 x 22.9 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 762 g
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This book is recommended to both undergraduates and postgraduate students and is a very valuable reference for mission designers and those involved in the day-to-day operations of satellites and is an excellent primer for any aspiring astrodynamicists. --The Aeronautical Journal

About the Author

Dr. Chia-Chun (George) Chao has fifty years of experience in astrodynamics covering mission design and analysis, orbit perturbations, stationkeeping and formationkeeping strategies, orbit determination, and atmospheric refraction calibrations. He developed the Chao model of troposphere calibration while working at JPL. He is a retired casual engineer with The Aerospace Corporation, as well as an associate fellow of AIAA. He has two U.S. patents in formationkeeping methods.

Dr. Felix Hoots has over forty-five years of experience applying analytic methods to challenging problems in orbit modeling, space surveillance, and space situational awareness. He is a fellow of The Aerospace Corporation and a fellow of the American Astronautical Society, from which he received the Brouwer Award in 2017. He holds a U.S. patent for modeling the evolution and visualization of a satellite breakup debris cloud.

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