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Definition of Inertial Cartesian Coordinate System


Cartesian coordinate definition

X -X component of vehicle position (units of length)
Y - Y component of vehicle position (units of length)
Z -Z component of vehicle position (units of length)
XD -
X component of vehicle velocity (units of length per time) first derivative of X position
YD -
Y component of vehicle velocity (units of length per time) first derivative of Y position
ZD -
Z component of vehicle velocity (units of length per time) first derivative of Z position
 


Curator: Kim Dismukes | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 09/23/2011
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