Although its aim is to provide the engineer and scientist with a concise treatment of the basic elements of orbital mechanics, this book is also suitable for senior-level undergraduate and graduate courses. The author begins with the physics of the two-body problem, then enters into a
discussion of launching satellites into orbit.
"Recommended as a complete compilation useful to workers with the technical prerequisites." -- W. E. Howard III, Universities Space Research Association, Choice, July/August 1997.
"… a worthy
addition to the series which spawned it." -- T.J. Patrick, CEng, RAeS, The Aeronautical Journal, January 1998.