Accession Number:

AD0271383

Title:

MAGNETIC AND GRAVITY ATTITUDE STABILIZATION OF EARTH SATELLITES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

86.0

Abstract:

Methods by which magnetic and gravity attitude stabilization systems can be established are discussed. Ways in which attitude control can affect functioning of solar power systems and thermal balance are also discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE