Lecture 2, Space Segment

Presentation / Lecture 2, Space Segment

Date Submitted: 06 June 2001

Written by RPC Telecommunications Ltd.. Website: http://www.rpctelecom.com

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This is the second in the series of general satcom tutorial lectures submitted by RPC Telecommunications.

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-Section 1
Orbit Theory: Kepler's Laws.
-Section 2
Orbit Theory: Formulae.
-Section 3
The Real World.
-Section 4
Types & Implications of Orbit.
-Section 5
Satellite Hardware.
-Section 6
Launch Vehicles.
-Section 7
Flight Plan & Maintaining Satellite In Orbit.
-Section 8
Stationkeeping & Stabilisation.


Welcome to the second lecture in the RPC Satcom Tutorial series.

At any point in the lecture, you can skip to a latter section, or back to earlier sections using the guide on the left.

If you want to check out the other Lectures in this series, you can find Lecture 1 (General Principles) here, and Lecture 3 (Earth Segment) here.

Topics contained in this lecture:

  • Orbit Theory
  • Orbits
  • Hardware
  • Launch Vehicles
  • Stationkeeping

Next: Section 1 - Orbit Theory: Kepler's Laws.


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