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Earth-Oblateness-Effect and advance of the apogee?

in our literature it says that the results of the Earth-Oblateness-Effect are as follows: A regression of the nodes An advance of the perigee regarding this i got 2 questions: 1.) What about the ...
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Does the Orbital energy of a satellite in an elliptical orbit depend on the semi-major axis of the orbit?

I am learning about Space exploration and I have the following question: Does the Orbital energy of a satellite in an elliptical orbit depend on the semi-major axis of the orbit? Thanks!
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Axis of an orbiting spaceship

When a spacecraft orbits around earth (assume a "long" spacecraft, so that it can have an axis along its length), does its axis PITCH so as to maintain itself (axis) tangential to the earth'...
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