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Re: Spacefraft Aerodynamics [was:Re:AO-40: Plans for April-June 2001]

>So when changing the ALON it may actually be easier to go in one direction 
>than the other if it takes the +Z face though the low-pressure zone 
>"behind" the bird where the dragginess of all the stuff on that side is 
>less important.
>Who would have thought that wind tunnel studies of a satellite would be 
>useful? :-)

perhaps our next sat should be round so we never have this problem again?


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