Nov 28, 2023  
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAE 483 - Space Flight and Orbital Mechanics

(3 units)

Prerequisites: MAE 381  with a grade of “C” or better.
Two-body problem. Predicting orbital positions. Kepler’s equation. Orbital elements. Lambert’s problem. Rocket dynamics. Rocket payloads and staging. Impulsive orbital transfer. Interplanetary mission analysis.

Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 3 hours). Same course as MAE 483H . Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 483H .