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Space Flight

Edited by George Dekoulis

Aerospace Engineering Institute

Space has always been intriguing people's imagination. However, space flight has only been feasible over the last 60 years. The collective effort of distinguished international researchers, within the field of space flight, has been incorporated into this book suitable to the broader audience. The book has been edited by Prof. George Dekoulis, Aerospace Engineering Institute (AEI), Cyprus, an expert on the state-of-the-art implementations of reconfigurable space physics systems. The book consists of six sections, namely, "Introduction," "Spacecraft Simulators," "Spacecraft Navigation," "Spacecraft Propulsion," "Suborbital Flight," and "Deep-Space Flight." We hope that this book will be beneficial for professionals, researchers, and academicians and inspires the younger generations into pursuing relevant academic studies and professional careers within the space industry.

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Space FlightEdited by George Dekoulis

Published: June 20th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.69789

ISBN: 978-1-78923-283-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-282-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-422-9

Copyright year: 2018

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7822 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

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1. Introductory Chapter: Space Flight

By George Dekoulis


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2. Space Thermal and Vacuum Environment Simulation

By Roy Stevenson Soler Chisabas, Geilson Loureiro and Carlos de Oliveira Lino


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3. Fractal Pyramid: A New Math Tool to Reorient and Accelerate a Spacecraft

By Alexander P. Yefremov


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4. Code Optimization for Strapdown Inertial Navigation System Algorithm

By Ivana Todić and Vladimir Kuzmanović


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5. On Six DOF Relative Orbital Motion of Satellites

By Daniel Condurache


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6. Consensus-Based Attitude Maneuver of Multi-spacecraft with Exclusion Constraints

By Innocent Okoloko


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7. Mars Networks-Based Navigation: Observability and Optimization

By Zhengshi Yu, Pingyuan Cui, Rui Xu and Shengying Zhu


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8. Long-Life Technology for Space Flight Hall Thrusters

By Yongjie Ding, Liqiu Wei, Hong Li and Daren Yu


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9. Low-Thrust Control Strategies for Earth-to-Mars Trajectories

By Marco Gómez Jenkins and Jose Antonio Castro Nieto


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10. Suborbital Flight: An Affordable and Feasible Option for Mexican Aerospace Development

By Barbara Bermudez-Reyes, Frederic Trillaud, Fernando Velazquez- Villegas, Jonathan Remba-Uribe, Ana M. Arizmendi-Morquecho, Alberto Caballero-Ruíz, Mario A. Mendoza-Barcenas, Rafael Prieto- Melendez, Leopoldo Ruiz-Huerta and Lauro Santiago-Cruz


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11. Cost-Effective Platforms for Near-Space Research and Experiments

By Kobi Gozlan, Yuval Reuveni, Kfir Cohen, Boaz Ben-Moshe and Eyal Berliner


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12. Cassini Spacecraft-DSN Communications, Handling Anomalous Link Conditions, and Complete Loss-of-Spacecraft Signal

By Paula S. Morgan


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