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Aerocapture Technology Developments by the In-Space Propulsion Technology Program
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-26)
This paper will explain the investment strategy, the role of detailed systems analysis, and the hardware and modeling developments that have resulted from the past 5 years of work under NASA's In-Space Propulsion Technology ...
Aerocapture Mission Concepts for Titan and Venus Exploration
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-24)
Aerocapture has been studied for decades as a mass-efficient way to deliver orbiting spacecraft to planets or moons that have atmospheres. NASA's In-Space Propulsion Technology (ISPT) program sponsored detailed studies ...
Mars Entry Atmospheric Data System (MEADS) Requirements and Design for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-25)
Each vehicle that lands on Mars provides a unique opportunity to study the atmospheric entry environment. Taking measurements of this environment will enable a better understanding of vehicle performance and design margins. ...