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# 9A21606 Introduction to Space Technology

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Code: 9A21606B.Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013
INTRODUCTION TO SPACE TECHNOLOGY
(Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks*****1 Define a sun-synchronous satellite mission. Describe how a launch vehicle is selectedfor this mission.2 Describe the parts of a solid rocket. Draw neat sketches.3 Write about:(a) Sounding rocket(b) Aerospace plane(c) Gravity turn trajectories(d) Injection conditions4 Write short notes on:(a) Shockwaves ahead of reentry vehicles designed with, high ballistic coefficient and lowballistic coefficient values, as they enter the atmosphere.(b) Correlation between the steepness with which a reentry vehicle enters the atmosphereand the severity of the heating rate.5An earth-

orbiting spacecraft has been observed to have a velocity of determine the orbit elements e and a and the orbit type.

The orbital radius isDetermine the specific energy.6 Describe Hohmann transfer. Derive the necessary equations for plane-

orbit.7 Describe the methods of controlling the attitude of a non-spinning satellite.8 Describe various communication methods from and to a satellite.*****
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Code: 9A21606B.Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013
INTRODUCTION TO SPACE TECHNOLOGY
(Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks*****1 Describe the geostationary satellite mission. Describe how you would select a launchvehicle for this mission.2 Describe the parts of a liquid rocket. Draw neat sketches.3 Describe the various causes for dispersion of the impact point. Use necessary equations.4 Describe skip reentry of a satellite landing on the earth.5 Describe the different orbits of s satellite around the earth. What are the parametersinfluencing these variations? Explain in detail.6A tracking station reports that an approaching object has a velocity of at analtitude of and that the velocity vector makes an angle of with r (theposition vector). Will the object hit the earth? If not what is the altitude and velocity at theclosest passage.7 Explain about gravity gradient torque on satellite.8 Explain briefly about power generation and power storage in a satellite.*****
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Code: 9A21606B.Tech III Year II Semester (R09) Regular & Supplementary Examinations, April/May 2013
INTRODUCTION TO SPACE TECHNOLOGY
(Aeronautical Engineering) Time: 3 hours Max. Marks: 70Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks*****1 Explain briefly about launch vehicle selection.2 Explain and derive the rocket equation.3 Describe a two stage rocket. What are the rocket parameters influencing the mass of the payload? How do you decide relative sizes of the two stages?4 Describe the different methods of reentering of the satellite in orbit into the atmosphereand landing on the earth.5Given an elliptical earth orbit with a perigee radius of and apogee radius of . Find the true anomaly of the spacecraft position as it enters the Van Allenbelt at an altitude of about6 Write about the combined maneuvers and propulsion for maneuvers.7 Describe yo-

yo mechanism and its usefulness in a satellite.8 (a) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of satellite communication systems.(b) Explain why orbits and frequencies are said to be limited resources.*****

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