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the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space

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McClain, Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications, 4th ed.
Barker, "Atmospheric Density Corrections for Differential Correction and Prediction in an Operational Environment," AIAA-2000-3929, AIAA/AAS Astrodynamics Specialist Conference, Denver, Colo.
To undertake the complex and computationally intensive job of integrating data from our sensor platforms and fusing a useful SSA picture, the current JSpOC operator relies on disparate--in most cases, antiquated--technology platforms such as the SPADOC computer system; Astrodynamics Support Workstation; and Command, Analysis, and Verification of Ephemerides Network (CAVENet).
The 76 papers discuss matters in the areas of national and international space programs, astrodynamics, guidance, navigation and control, and space robotics; satellite communications, broadcasting, and on-orbit and ground support systems; Earth observations, small and micro satellite missions, and constellations; human space flight, the space station, Pacific space ports, and lunar manned explorations; materials and space structures; space transportation and propulsion, fluid dynamics, and aerothermodynamics; current and future space utilization; and space exploration systems.
PHOENIX, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of KinetX's technical staff are advancing the state-of-the-art of mission design and navigation for deep space missions by participating in the upcoming Astrodynamics Specialist Conference (July 31-August 4, 2011) in Girdwood, Alaska, which is organized by the American Astronautical Society (AAS) Space Flight Mechanics Committee and co-sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Astrodynamics Technical Committee.
A January 2008 meeting on space flight mechanics and astrodynamics brought together about 190 attendees, including engineers, scientists, and mathematicians representing government agencies, the military, industry, and academia in the US and abroad.
He duties then included mission planning activities for satellite systems, the development of the astrodynamics department top-level SDI engagement simulation, and he supported several GPS satellite launches as a technical advisor.
In addition, the University of Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research plans to analyze data to determine the effect of the orbital environment on the payload.
FreeFlyer was chosen by the JMS Program Office for its unique ability to solve complex astrodynamics problems as well as its flexibility to integrate into the existing JMS Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
AT&T is a leading systems engineering developer of orbital mechanics and astrodynamics for operational space surveillance and space control.
This three-volume set contains the proceedings of 2007 Astrodynamics Conference, co-sponsored by the American Astronautical Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and held in August of 2007.