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Chapter 3. Gravitation & Mechanics
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How Orbits Work


      Adding energy at periapsis will increase apoapsis altitude.
      Adding energy at apoapsis will increase periapsis altitude.
      Removing energy at periapsis will decrease apoapsis altitude.
      Removing energy at apoapsis will decrease periapsis altitude.



      Adding energy at perijove will increase apojove altitude.
      Adding energy at apogee will increase perigee altitude.
      Removing energy at periselene will decrease apselene altitude.
      Removing energy at apochron will decrease perichron altitude.



      propulsive trim maneuver.
      peridip.
      aerobraking.
      aeroplaning.






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