Assessing the interaction between free-molecule gas flow and a satellite from experimental data

1Shabokhin, VA
1Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1998, 4 ;(2):113–116
Section: Spacecrafts and Payloads
Publication Language: Russian
A model is proposed for the interaction between free-molecule gas flow and the surface of a spacecraft. The model can be used for determining aerodynamic body characteristics.
Keywords: free-molecule gas flow, spacecrafts
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