Accession Number : AD0427158


Title :   GENERAL ORBIT CHANGE OF AN EARTH SATELLITE BY A SINGLE IMPULSE,


Corporate Author : MITRE CORP BEDFORD MASS


Personal Author(s) : Plender,P J


Report Date : Dec 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : An analysis is presented of the mechanics and geometry of a general change in an earth satellite orbit caused by a single impulse. Typical numerical solutions of the resulting equations, carried out by a digital computer program, are given. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , TRANSFER TRAJECTORIES , ORBITS , CELESTIAL MECHANICS , SPECIFIC IMPULSE , VELOCITY , FUEL CONSUMPTION , MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS , COMPUTER PROGRAMMING , FEASIBILITY STUDIES , MANEUVERABILITY


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE