Solution:
This problem clearly requires that we know the inertia about the minor axis. However,
solving for all the eigenvectors is unnecessary; only one of them matters.
To find the principal moments of inertia, we find the eigenvalues of the inertia mat
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MAE 3060 Spring 2014
Spacecraft Engineering
Posted: March 7
Homework 6
Due: March 14
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Gravity assist
2. We showed in lecture that a gravity as
MAE 3060 Spring 2014
Spacecraft Engineering
Posted: February 28
Homework 5
Due: March 7
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Patched Conics
2. Your spacecraft has an initial circ