Eggers, Th. and Longo, J.M.A. and Gülhan, A. and Hörschgen, M. and Stamminger, A. and Turner, J. (2006) Preliminary Post-Flight Data Analysis of the SHEFEX Experiment. In: 1st International ARA Days, "Atmospheric Reentry Systems, Missions and Vehicles". 1st International ARA Days, "Atmospheric Reentry Systems, Missions and Vehicles", 2006-07-03 - 2006-07-05, Arcachon.
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The purpose of the SHarp Edge Flight Experiment SHEFEX was the investigation of the aerodynamic behaviour and thermal problems of possible new shapes for future launcher or re-entry vehicles. The main focus was the improvement of common space vehicle shapes by application of facetted surfaces and sharp edges. The experiment has permitted the accurate investigation of the flow effects and their structural solution during the hypersonic flight from 90 km down to an altitude of 20 km. The project, performed under responsibility of the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) was launched from Andoya Rocket Range, Norway. This paper introduces the mission, describes the layout of the experiment and the re-entry vehicle, it gives an overview of the main outcomes and drawbacks of the initial post flight analysis.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)|
|Title:||Preliminary Post-Flight Data Analysis of the SHEFEX Experiment|
|Journal or Publication Title:||1st International ARA Days, "Atmospheric Reentry Systems, Missions and Vehicles"|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Keywords:||SHEFEX, hypersonic, flight experiment, post flight analysis|
|Event Title:||1st International ARA Days, "Atmospheric Reentry Systems, Missions and Vehicles"|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||2006-07-03 - 2006-07-05|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W RP - Raumtransport|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Vorhaben SHEFEX (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Spacecraft|
|Deposited By:||Dr.-Ing. Thino Eggers|
|Deposited On:||07 Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 13:49|
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