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AERO 421. Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control. 4 units

Term Typically Offered: SP

Prerequisite: AERO 320 and AERO 351.

Introduction to spacecraft attitude dynamics and control. Momentum exchange devices and bang-bang thruster control. Orbit determination (GPS), maneuvers and station keeping. Fundamentals of guidance and navigation systems. Analysis and design of control systems for aerospace vehicles. 4 lectures.