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AE 403 - Spacecraft Attitude Control

Spring 2018

Spacecraft Attitude ControlONL62470ONL3 -    Koki Ho

Course Description

Theory and applications of spacecraft attitude dynamics and control; Euler angles, direction cosines, quaternions, and Gibbs-Rodrigues parameters; attitude sensors and control actuators; spin, three-axis active, reaction wheel, control moment gyro, and gravity gradient control systems; and environmental effects are covered in this course.

Credit Hours

3 or 4 hours


BS degree in engineering or science from an accredited college in the United States or an approved institution of higher learning abroad and a course in Aerospace Dynamical Systems and in Aerospace Control Systems (AE 352 and AE 353).

Subject Area

  • Aerospace Engineering