Publication Date: June 1, 1971 ISBN-10: 0,486,600,610 ISBN-13 :978-0486600611 Edition: 1
The development of the United States Air Force Academy, the teaching text designed as a first course emphasizes the universal variable formulation. Developed two basic and n-body equations of motion, orbit determination; classical orbital elements, coordinate transformation; differential correction; more. Including specialized applications to lunar and interplanetary flight, examples, exercises. 1971 edition.