DEPLOYMENT DYNAMICS OF A TWO BODY TETHERED SYSTEM.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV SILVER SPRING MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB
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An orbiting structure consisting of two equal point masses connected by an inelastic massless tether of continuously varying length is examined. Control functions that cause the satellite centered coordinate angles to repeat uniquely in time while relative trajectories differ are identified. Author
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Unmanned Spacecraft