NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology Follow this link to skip to the main content

BEACON eSpace at Jet Propulsion Laboratory >
JPL Technical Report Server >
JPL TRS 1992+ >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/37900

Title: A-B-Cs of sun-synchronous orbit mission design
Authors: Boain, Ronald J.
Keywords: sun-synchronous orbit
Issue Date: Feb-2004
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004.
Citation: 14th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting, Maui, HI, February 8-12, 2004
Abstract: The paper will develop the background and information necessary to explain what a sun-synchronous orbit is how it works. Handy back of the envelope equations will be provided to enable the mission analyst and system engineer to do quick and simple calculations for the orbit parameters selection and to compute mission parameters important to satellite design without having to resort to sophisticated computer programs.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/37900
Appears in Collections:JPL TRS 1992+

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
04-0263.pdf1.36 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, but are furnished with U.S. government purpose use rights.

 

Privacy/Copyright Image Policy Beacon Home Contact Us
NASA Home Page + Div 27
+ JPL Space
Site last updated on December 5, 2014.
If you have any comments or suggestions for this web site, please e-mail Robert Powers.