Accession Number:

AD0685817

Title:

ON THE ENERGY INTEGRAL FOR SATELLITES.

Descriptive Note:

Research note,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER TOPOGRAPHIC LABS FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

28.0

Abstract:

A new method with a numerical illustration is presented for analyzing the gravity field of the earth using satellite data. The simplifications obtained using the new approach to satellite geodesy are considerable in all cases where the velocity of the satellite can be determined with adequate consistency. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Geodesy
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE