Coming Home: Reentry and Recovery from Space

Coming Home: Reentry and Recovery from Space : Reentry and Recovery from Space

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The technologies for the reentry and recovery from space might change over time, but the challenge remains one of the most important and vexing in the rigorous efforts to bring spacecraft and their crews and cargo home successfully.Returning to Earth after a flight into space is a fundamental challenge, and contributions from the NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate in aerodynamics, thermal protection, guidance and control, stability, propulsion, and landing systems have proven critical to the success of the human space flight and other space programs.Without this base of fundamental and applied research, the capability to fly into space would not exist.
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  • Hardback | 325 pages
  • 158.75 x 247.65 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
  • English
  • None, First ed.
  • 0160910641
  • 9780160910647

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