1.2: Gravity Gradient Net Spacecraft Force

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Kinetics: Studying Spacecraft Motion
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From the lesson
Gravity Gradients
The differential gravity across a rigid body is approximated to the first order to study how it disturbs both the attitude and orbital motion. The gravity gradient relative equilibria conditions are derived, whose stability is analyzed through linearization.

Meet the Instructors

  • Hanspeter Schaub
    Hanspeter Schaub
    Alfred T. and Betty E. Look Professor of Engineering
    Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences