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How Mass Properties Affect Satellite Attitude Control

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August 12, 2020

The success of a satellite mission is highly dependent on the accuracy of the measurement of its mass properties before flight and the proper ballasting of the satellite to bring the mass properties within tight limits. Failure to properly control mass properties can result in the satellite tumbling end over end after launch, or quickly […]

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