NASA orbit determination report

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Date: Tue May 03 2005 - 13:35:08 EDT

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    Those who have the means and interest to download 21.5 megabytes might want 
    to get the following, which is both an orbital mechanics primer and a 
    discussion of techniques NASA uses to do orbit determination.
     Goddard Trajectory Determination System (GTDS) mathematical theory, 
    revision 1
     Long, A. C.; Cappellari, J. O., Jr.; Velez, C. E.; Fuchs, A. J.
     NASA Center for AeroSpace Information (CASI)
     NASA-CR-183462; NAS 1.26:183462; FDD/552-89/001-REV-1; CSC/TR-89/6001-REV-1 
    , 19890701;
     Jul 1, 1989
     Accession ID: 91N70514
     Document ID: 19910072959
     Updated/Added to NTRS: 2004-11-03 
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