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Environment Models

  • F. Landis Markley
  • John L. Crassidis
Part of the Space Technology Library book series (SPTL, volume 33)

Abstract

The analysis of spacecraft attitude and trajectory motion depends on several environmental models, as does the analysis of sensor measurements. This chapter presents models of the Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere and of the motion of the Sun and its planets as seen from the Earth.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Landis Markley
    • 1
  • John L. Crassidis
    • 2
  1. 1.Attitude Control Systems Engineering BranchNASA Goddard Space Flight CenterGreenbeltUSA
  2. 2.Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringUniversity at Buffalo State University of New YorkAmherstUSA

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