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As such, I was wondering if there is a way to accurately track both position and velocity for the launch vehicle's ascent to orbit. How would tracking multiple reference targets be achieved during a real launch event? You cannot. Position and velocity are dependent variables (velocity is by definition the time derivative of the position), so controlling one ...


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As such, I was wondering if there is a way to accurately track both position and velocity for the launch vehicle's ascent to orbit. If possible, have more accurate actuators and reference models. Improves the tracking of states easier. But since there is a relationship between position and velocity you cannot properly control both. The reason is simple: If ...


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I believe you can specify a custom rocket and flight plan in flightclub.io The examples below give you some idea of how it works. The big image is the first launch of the Falcon Heavy, you can see the two side boosters land on the left and the center booster over the horizon on the right. Here are some example images found on the following pages. The ...


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OpenRocket is free based on JAVA runtime. I have personally used this. So long so good. http://openrocket.info/ RockSim is a paid version. RAS Aero is an other option.


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