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- n. The dynamics of natural and human-made bodies in outer space.
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- n. the study of the motion of rockets and other spacecraft usually from Newton's laws of motion and Newton's law of universal gravitation
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- n. the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space
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An Air Force Academy grad with a master's degree in astrodynamics, he is aiming to keep alive a family tradition — his grandfather worked for NASA.
The hardware, the software and even the astrodynamics involved were new and largely untried.
I may not be an expert in astrodynamics, but using basic scientific principles and watching the arguments of the actors, I can make a pretty good guess as to how seriously I should treat the astroid problem without having to resort to blind faith.
I may not know astrodynamics, but if they make claims about basic mechanics or statistics that I can check directly, I will.
I worked in astrodynamics for a number of years, in particular with how to get a spacecraft from Earth to say mars.
Arguing economics with a Marxist is like arguing astrodynamics with a flat-earther.
For example, I have no formal training in astrodynamics, but I have a copy of Bate and have enough math to understand the principles and follow the examples.
I still have a good portion of my paper to write, but I finished 3 programs and my astrodynamics assignment.
I've got astrodynamics to do that is due on Friday.
The first day of class my professor said this class is the closest class we can get to say is rocket science: astrodynamics.