16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Patched Conics and Planetary Flybys


Lecture notes on patched conics and planetary flybys, terminology, close pass of a target planet, the rotation matrix and the rotation of a vector, and two round-trip orbits.

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Lecture Notes

Course Info

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Fall 2008
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions