aeroshell


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aeroshell

(ˈɛərəʊˌʃɛl)
n
a protective shield, containing a parachute, which slows a spacecraft during re-entry to the earth's atmosphere and landing
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which will provide the aeroshell structures, and Battelle, which will provide the hit detection system.
Subcontractors include Huntsville companies Dynetics, which will provide the aeroshell structures, and Battelle, which will provide the hit detection system.
The 1,380-pound spacecraft, consisting of the lander, aeroshell and cruise stage, was shipped aboard a U.
Hopefully the new engine will have been delivered with the proper oil in it (multi-viscosity mineral oil is common), but leftover AeroShell 15-50 in the sump, as an example, isn't the best choice for breaking in new cylinders--or even one of them.
The autumn-rich colors of the north Georgia mountains will set the backdrop as the United States Navy's Blue Angels and the AeroShell Demonstration Teams headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 10, 2017-US Navy Blue Angels, AeroShell Aerobatic Team to headline air show
During re-entry, which occurs at an altitude between 90 to 60km, the heat is radiated away from the hot aeroshell.
The Blue Angels are the central attraction, but the show includes the AeroShell Aerobatics Team flying AT-6 Texan trainers, and WWII aircraft on display.
So now it is known that Beagle 2 did land and that there are three more items on the surface of Mars: the attachment section of the aeroshell aft cover and the two carbon fibre elements of the robotic arm.
During re-entry, which will occur at an altitude of between 90 and 60km, the heat will be radiated away from the hot aeroshell.
After unpacking in one of ESTEC's cleanrooms, it was subjected to a leak-test, to verify the bio-seal between its main structural elements, the aeroshell, front shield and back cover.
This missile reportedly carries a smaller payload than the Shahab-3, includes a lighter airframe for greater distances, and has "an improved guidance system and uses a triconic aeroshell geometry that provides greater aerodynamic stability.