HW2 - MAE146: Astronautics Homework Assigned: Friday,...

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MAE146: Astronautics – Homework Assigned: Friday, January 8 th , 2010 Due date: Wednesday , January 13 th , 2010, (at the beginning of the lecture) Please justify all of your answers. Write your answer cleanly with sentences and diagrams to explain. Don’t forget to write your name on your copy to receive credit. Problem 1 (10pts): Still On Rotations. Problme 4.9 on current edition (or Problem 4.7 of previous edition) of textbook. Since the numeric answers are given, any copy without justi±cation of the results will not receive credit. (Relevant reading: chapter 4, sections 4.1, 4.2 and 4.5) Problem 2 (15pts): On Radar Tracking Problem 1.13 on current edition (1.5 of previous edition) of textbook. (Relevant reading: chapter 1, sections 1.2, 1.3, 1.5 and 1.6 material will be covered in Monday lecture as well). Problem 3 (25pts): Spacecraft On A Circular Orbit A spacecraft is moving on a circular orbit described by equations in an Earth Centered Inertial (ECI) frame 1 : x ( t ) = ( R
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course MAE 19100 taught by Professor Villac during the Winter '10 term at UC Irvine.

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