Accession Number:

ADA003758

Title:

Continuous Zonal Coverage: A Generalized Analysis,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF ENGINEERING SCIENCE OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

An analytical solution is obtained to the problem of achieving continuous coverage of latitudinally bounded zones of the globe by systems of common-altitude satellites equally distributed among and evenly spaced within identically inclined orbits that are symmetrically arranged about the polar axis.

Subject Categories:

  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE