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Comparison of predicted and actual orbital liftetimes for the SEDS-2 mission
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|Statement||Steven W. Evans.|
|Series||NASA TM -- 111114., NASA technical memorandum -- 111114.|
|Contributions||United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.|
|The Physical Object|
recent data of Yoder () and of Simon et al () are also reported for comparison. We emphasize that all these fitted orbital parameters (positions and velocities) are those for the standard epoch J January 1st at 12h (Julian day 2 ). Table II indicates that the solar mass Mo is determined with a very good accuracy of. •"A spacecraft or orbital stage should be left in an orbit in which, using an accepted nominal projection for solar activity, atmospheric drag will limit the orbital lifetime after completion of operations. A study on the effect of post-mission orbital lifetime limitation on .
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Get this from a library. Comparison of predicted and actual orbital lifetimes for the SEDS-2 mission. [Steven W Evans; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. The predicted lifetimes for the endmass plus tether-fragment were in the range of to days, depending on the perigee altitudes assumed.
The predicted lifetime of the upper-stage plus tether was days, which corresponds to reentry on mission in good agreement with the actual Author: Steven W.
Evans. COMPARISON OF PREDICTED AND ACTUAL ORBITAL LIFETIMES FOR THE SEDS-2 MISSION Steven W. Evans Flight Mechanics Branch, Mail Stop EL58 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama ABSTRACT This paper documents a series of estimates of the orbital lifetime of the SEDS-2 flight configuration made prior to the mission.
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