Attitude Stabilization of a Spacecraft

Attitude Stabilization of a Spacecraft

 

the control of a spacecraft’s motion about its center of mass in those flight segments that take place with substantial accelerations, for example, during the operation of a rocket engine. In contrast to spacecraft attitude control (seeSPACECRAFT ORIENTATION), attitude stabilization is an auxiliary control problem. One means of attitude stabilization is the stabilization of one of a spacecraft’s axes by rotation about this axis.

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