Accession Number : AD0434348


Title :   A BRIEF SURVEY OF SATELLITE ORBIT COMPUTATION METHODS AND MAJOR PERTURBATIVE EFFECTS


Corporate Author : MITRE CORP BEDFORD MA


Personal Author(s) : Greene, R H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/434348.pdf


Report Date : Mar 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 55


Abstract : A brief descriptive survey of the various satellite orbit computation methods is presented in order to give the systems engineer an introduction to the various methods and problems which currently exist.


Descriptors :   *ORBITS , ARTIFICIAL SATELLITES , CELESTIAL MECHANICS , ELLIPTICAL ORBIT TRAJECTORIES , ERRORS , PERTURBATION THEORY , RADAR TRACKING


Subject Categories : Optics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE