Spacecraft Operations

The book describes the basic concepts of spaceflight operations, for both, human and unmanned missions. The basic subsystems of a space vehicle are explained in dedicated chapters, the relationship of spacecraft design and the very unique space environment are laid out. Flight dynamics are taught as...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Uhlig, Thomas (Editor), Sellmaier, Florian (Editor), Schmidhuber, Michael (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Vienna Springer Vienna 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book describes the basic concepts of spaceflight operations, for both, human and unmanned missions. The basic subsystems of a space vehicle are explained in dedicated chapters, the relationship of spacecraft design and the very unique space environment are laid out. Flight dynamics are taught as well as ground segment requirements. Mission operations are divided into preparation including management aspects, execution and planning. Deep space missions and space robotic operations are included as special cases. The book is based on a course held at the German Space Operation Center (GSOC)
Physical Description:XXX, 425 p. 217 illus., 136 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783709118030