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Sof landing of rockets on satelite

  1. May 12, 2010 #1
    how can knowledge of distance moved by a rocket at any time,t be used in soft landing on a satelite?
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  3. May 12, 2010 #2


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    Welcome to PF.

    Could you be more specific? At face value, I can think of some obvious thing - if you know the distance traveled in a certain time (and how far the object is), you can calculate how long it takes to get there.
  4. May 18, 2010 #3
    um, with knowledge of the equations of motion of a rocket -distance moved at any time ,t to be more specific. soft landing on satelites can be achieved. my questin is, how can such knowledge be useful in soft landing on a satelite?
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