aerospace test

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aerospace test
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  1. first US spy satellite was the 
    Corona
  2. Airforce project ____ was to put a bas eon the moon
    lunex
  3. large rocket booster were made for _____
    large nuclear weapons
  4. first group of US spy sattelites were
    CORONA
  5. Soviets used _____ to power their naval survailence satellites
    nuclear reactors
  6. first electronic imaging satelites were named 
    SAMOS
  7. elint:
    electronic intelligence
  8. what does elint satelites use?
    signals not images
  9. how do satelites detect missle launches
    rockets heat plumes
  10. first us satelites were launched in _____ or ____ orbits
    higher inclination; polar
  11. first satellites used 
    film canisters
  12. first space nav system was the 
    navy transit system
  13. current navigation system is NAVSTAR
    Satellites Navstar GPS
  14. Navstar is controlled by 
    DoD
  15. russa detonated its firs atom bomb in
    1949
  16. Soyuz definition
    used to carry russians to space station
  17. first manned satelite
    x 20 dyna solar
  18. Soviet manned satelites
    alzmaz
  19. Russian GPS
    Glonass
  20. Salt Definition
    Strategic arms limitation Treaty
  21. kepplers 3 laws only apply to___body orbits.
    two
  22. kepplers 2nd law: planets sweep out ________ in ______________ in their orbits
    equal areas; equal times
  23. longest axis of a ellipse
    major
  24. the ____ is the shortest axis
    minor
  25. kepplers 3rd law: period of planetary orbit s____ is equal to semi major axis _____. orbital speed decreases with increasin distance form the sun.
    squared; cubed; decreases
  26. two most important measures of energy:
    • kinetic
    • potential
  27. earth sun orbit is the ____________
    plane of elliptric
  28. if potential energy is > then orbit is 
    bound
  29. inclination of a polar orbit:
    90 degrees
  30. a _____ orbit has a inclination of >90 degrees
    retrograde
  31. _____ are intersecting points
    nodes
  32. closest distance
    perigee
  33. furthest distance
    apogee (away)
  34. Hohmam transfer; spiral; direct
  35. most efficent
    hohmann transfer
  36. gravity ___ was first used by_____ ___
    assist; mariner 10
  37. a ____ orbit is temporary
    Parking
  38. ___ has shortest period and highest velocity orbit
    mercury
  39. orbital speed is not
    constant
  40.  meteoroligist use _____ orbits
    polar
  41. earths equatorial plane
    geocentric
  42. synodic period
  43. gordon cooper
    made 2 orbital flights

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