Accession Number:

AD0655088

Title:

AN ANALYTICAL FORMULATION FOR A SATELLITE GROUND-TRACE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS DIV HANSCOM AFB MA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The report derives the analytical expressions for an earth satellite ground track for a general elliptical, a circular and a circular-synchronous orbit under the assumptions of two-body conditions and in the absence of perturbations.

Subject Categories:

  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE