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Main Achievements of the Rocket Technology Flight Experiment ROTEX-T

Gülhan, Ali and Thiele, Thomas and Siebe, Frank and Klingenberg, Florian and Kronen, Rolf and Stamminger, Andreas and Scheuerpflug, Frank and Kallenbach, Alexander and Jung, Wolfgang (2017) Main Achievements of the Rocket Technology Flight Experiment ROTEX-T. 21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference, 06.-09.03.2017, Xiamen, China.

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Abstract

Based on experience gathered during the hypersonic flight experiments SHEFEX-I and SHEFEX-II the German Aerospace Center (DLR) performed the extensively instrumented flight experiment ROTEX-T (ROcket Technology EXperiment-Transition). ROTEX-T was successfully launched on 19th July 2016 at 06:05 am CEST from the Esrange Space Center near Kiruna in northern Sweden. Students of the RWTH Aachen University supported the design of the project with numerical simulations. ROTEX-T was a low cost flight experiment mission without inertial measurement unit, reaction control and parachute system. The payload reached an altitude of 183 kilometers, performed a ballistic re-entry with a total flight time of approximately 446 seconds and was afterwards recovered by helicopter. An unique and modular data acquisition system with sampling rates of 20 Hz, 1 kHz, 10 kHz and 2000 kHz was developed for ROTEX-T to study also instationary aerothermal phenomena.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/113247/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Main Achievements of the Rocket Technology Flight Experiment ROTEX-T
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Gülhan, Aliali.guelhan (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Thiele, ThomasThomas.Thiele (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Siebe, FrankFrank.Siebe (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Klingenberg, Florianflorian.klingenberg (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kronen, Rolfrolf.kronen (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Stamminger, AndreasAndreas.Stamminger (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Scheuerpflug, FrankFrank.Scheuerpflug (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Kallenbach, AlexanderAlexander.Kallenbach (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Jung, WolfgangWolfgang.Jung (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:6 March 2017
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:ROTEX-T
Event Title:21st AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonics Technologies Conference
Event Location:Xiamen, China
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:06.-09.03.2017
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Transport
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R RP - Raumtransport
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Raumfahrzeuge Entwurf, Systemanalyse, Simulation, Messtechnik
Location: Köln-Porz
Institutes and Institutions:Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Supersonoc and Hypersonic Technology
Deposited By: Jäger, Monika
Deposited On:23 Aug 2017 09:51
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:10

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