SS3400: Orbital Mechanics, Launch and Space Operations - NPS Online
This course provides an understanding of Orbital Mechanics and the associated implications to the use of space-based systems in support of military operations. Fundamental concepts such as conic sections, coordinate systems, coordinate transformations and time are covered, then applied to the understanding and application of Newton's laws, Kepler's laws, orbital elements, perturbations, and orbital maneuvering. Prerequisites: None.
08 Jan 2024
Spring Quarter applications due
01 Apr 2024
Summer Quarter applications due
08 Jul 2024
Fall Quarter applications due