May 25, 2022  
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MEE 446 - Astronautics


An introduction to the design and operation of spacecraft systems.  Topics include kinematics and relative orientation of different coordinate systems, orbital mechanics, maneuvers and transfers, Rigid-body dynamics and propulsion concepts.  Also, an introduction to GPS is provided.

Prerequisites: MAT 258, a grade of C or better in MEE 270, and either ECE 177 or COS 220

Course Typically Offered: Not Regularly Offered

Credits: 3