[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: Spacefraft Aerodynamics - my speculations.



Good analysis, I think.  But there is one thing I do not know:

Are the collisions between the gas molecules and the S/C elastic or inelastic?
That would certainly affect the coefficient of drag.

Doug
NA1DB

----
Via the amsat-bb mailing list at AMSAT.ORG courtesy of AMSAT-NA.
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home