ECE2984_HW7_Tyler_Campos - Tyler Campos HW7 ECE-2984...

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Tyler Campos HW7 ECE-2984 4/1/2011 1) Restricted and Two Body Problem 2) At a node in the flight path 3) 90 degrees past the ascending node 4) Mass and energy, combined, produce thrust 5) Drag 6) Attached shock waves and the more preferable, detached shock waves 7) Streamlined 8) Ablation thermal protection system 9) Not very powerful (low thrust) and a low specific impulse 10) Liftoff stage 11) Due to the fact it is a mono propellant, a catalyst has to be introduced. It usually is hydrazine or HTP 12) Geosynchronous orbits have the same period of rotation as the Earth but may not remain over the same location (changes latitudes). A geostationary orbit has the same period as the Earth yet also remains stationary over a fixed location on the Earth. 13) Burnout velocity is the velocity required to enter the desired orbit. Once burnout has occurred, there is no fuel left to change the direction or velocity of the vehicle. 14) A re-entry corridor is where a spacecraft is returning from space and it must be able to
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course ENGE 1114 taught by Professor Twknott during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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