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Mars Pathfinder Cruise Stage/Entry Vehicle Separation Dynamics

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dc.contributor.author Peng, Chia-Yen en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, Kenneth S. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-09-30T03:31:05Z
dc.date.available 2004-09-30T03:31:05Z
dc.date.issued 1996-04 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Salt Lake City, Utah, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-0321 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/24303
dc.description.abstract Prior to atmospheric entry, Mars Pathfinder flight system will separate its entry vehicle from its cruise stage, and establish the entry conditions for a passive and unconventional entry, descent, and landing approach. This paper summarizes a separation dynamics analysis conducted to demonstrate that the cruise separation system design is viable and ensure that adequate design margins exist with the effects from parameter uncertainty included. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other Pathfinder Mars Pathfinder Separation Dynamics Cruise Stage en_US
dc.title Mars Pathfinder Cruise Stage/Entry Vehicle Separation Dynamics en_US


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