Accession Number:

ADA256908

Title:

Ablative Thermal Protection Structure Design of Ballistic Reentry Spacecraft,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN AEROSPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The paper presents the ablative thermal protection structure design of a ballistic reentry spacecraft. The concepts, material selection, design approach, analytical computation and evaluation are described. Thermal protection structure, ablative material, ballistic reentry spacecraft and design.

Subject Categories:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE