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Spacecraft

Model, simulate, and visualize the motion and dynamics of spacecraft

Use the spacecraft blocks, available in the Aerospace Blockset > Spacecraft sublibrary, to model, simulate, and visualize the dynamics of spacecraft.

Blocks

Attitude ProfileCalculate shortest quaternion rotation
CubeSat VehicleModel CubeSat vehicle
Orbit PropagatorPropagate orbit of one or more spacecraft
Spacecraft DynamicsModel dynamics of one or more spacecraft

Topics

Model and Simulate CubeSats

Model, simulate, analyze, and visualize the motion and dynamics of spacecraft.

Constellation Modeling with the Orbit Propagator Block

This example shows how to propagate the orbits of a constellation of satellites and compute and visualize access intervals between the individual satellites and several ground stations.

Developing the Apollo Lunar Module Digital Autopilot

"Working on the design of the Lunar Module digital autopilot was the highlight of my career as an engineer.

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