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Space Flight Basics

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11:09am, July 23, 2001
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For armchair space explorers, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory offers a tutorial on how to operate an interplanetary space mission. Originally created a decade ago, the newly updated guide includes information on spacecraft engineering, mission design, trajectories, launch, navigation, telecommunications, and much more.

Go to: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/basics/

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