Accession Number:

AD0261101

Title:

AERODYNAMIC EFFECTS OF METEORITES. A SPECIFIC CASE

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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON D C

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Report Date:

1961-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Also available for NASA, Wash. 25, D. C., as NASA Technical trans. f-70. DESCRIPTORS Astronomy Meteors, Re-entry aerodynamics, Particles, Mo ecules, Atmosphere, Secondary emission, Lattices, Re-entr vehicles, Ablation. Presented is a study of atmosphere molecule collisions on a meteor body. For velocity impacts, the magnitude cx is found to be greater t 61 OTS price .75 National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D. C. STRUCTURE AND DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS OF THE VANGUARD SLV-5 MAGNETIC FIELD SATELLITE, by John T. Shea. Aug 61, 25p. incl. illThe v ae density of the atmosphere is thought to be several times lower than previously calculated by means of meteor data. Author

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