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Paul
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Game for teaching basics of orbital mechanics

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Can someone give me a 'trajectory optimisation for dummies' answer?

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Is there a mathematical formula to calculate drag force without empirical testing?

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From the General Thrust Equation towards Tsiolkovsky, how to explain dropping these terms along the way?

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How to prepare for an interview for a Pure Mathematics position at ISRO's Space Application Center?

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What is the analytical closed-form solution of the two-body problem to verify its numerical integration results?

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Mathematical approaches to analysis of terraforming

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Why do rocket nozzles flare?

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How to calculate the delta-v necessary for a suborbital "transfer" of ice from Mars' pole to equator?

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What affects the flight of rockets?

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How do I calculate a rockets burn time from required velocity?

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Does the recently-tested Russian hypersonic craft enter space?

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What is the difference between "body drag", "frictional drag" and "pressure drag" for astronaut or aerobot atmospheric locomotion in microgravity?

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What do the axis labels mean in this plot (apparently from Sutton 8th edition)?

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Stability of rocket during flight; why does the lift force change direction when the center of pressure moves?

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What sort of analysis was performed before "modern" computing and the invention of finite element analysis and computational fluid dynamics?

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Time when traveling around the speed of light