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[aero/astrodynamics] Looking for a book recommendation

  1. Nov 10, 2013 #1
    I apologize is this isn't the best place to put this question.

    I'm just looking for a book recommendation. I am a senior electronics engineering student and I would like to learn about space flight. A recommendation for a technical book on aero/astrodynamics, rocket fundamentals, satellites, etc.. Pretty much anything geared toward space from an engineering standpoint would be much appreciated.

    Thanks
     
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  3. Nov 11, 2013 #2
  4. Nov 13, 2013 #3
    Fundamentals of Astrodynamics by Bate, Mueller and White
    Probably the best beginner's book.
     
  5. Nov 21, 2014 #4
    Dover's series on engineering has a few. Space Dynamics by William Teyrrell Thomson along with the one recommended above. You can find them both fairly cheap.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2014 #5
    Both books listed are excellent, and not just for beginners. Another good book is by Vallado. I forget the title but is is very lengthy.
     
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