Does anyone know where I can find information about how to calculate how much extra energy is required of a space ship to try to thrust perpendicular (or at some angle) to the orbital plane verses flying completely/only in the orbital plane when moving outwards in our solar system? If the space ship does thrust perpendicular to the orbital solar system plane, will the sun's gravity try to bring the ship back into the orbital plane?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# I Orbits -- radial verses perpendicular orbits & energy

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