Tag Archives: Re-entry

Various re-entry vehicle shapes in a low speed wind tunnel

Or another excuse for testing video embedding again… It seems tumbling is quite common, which is not a nice thig.

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The Turn-Boost-Glide-Back approach for first stages

In a patent by the famous Barnaby Wainfan. EDIT: corrected the link. This patent was filed in 2006 and granted in 2008.

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