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Unformatted text preview: Radar measurements give the following data for a satellite in Earth orbit at some time t 1 : deg/s 10 1 . 5 km/s 967 . km 8000 2 − × = = = θ & & r r Calculate the following: a. orbital energy b. semi-major axis c. angular momentum d. semi-latus rectum e. eccentricity f. radii of periapsis and apoapsis g. orbital period h. flight-path angle at time t 1...
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2008 for the course AERSP 309 taught by Professor Melton during the Fall '05 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '05