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Geostationary Orbital Mechanics Reference Materials

  1. Mar 16, 2010 #1
    Hi guys,

    Can anyone tell where can I find reference materials about satellite flight dynamics for geostationary orbits? The codes from other satellite flight dynamics software would be also useful. I'm kinda new in this flight dynamics stuff and I need to learn the mathematics of the geostationary orbit specifically those listed below:

    1. Orbit Determination
    2. Maneuver Effects on the orbit (East-West and North-South Maneuvers)
    3. Orbit Propagation and Prediction
    4. Prediction of Orbital Events such as the movement of the Sun and Moon
    5. Attitude Determination and Control

    Like I said I'm new at this stuff so it would be very helpful to me if the mathematical equations were thoroughly explained and were kept as simple as possible.

    Thanks and Regards,
  2. jcsd
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