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Deployment dynamics analysis of CALLISTO’s approach and landing system

Schneider, Anton and Desmariaux, Jean and Klevanski, Josef and Schröder, Silvio and Witte, Lars (2021) Deployment dynamics analysis of CALLISTO’s approach and landing system. CEAS Space Journal. Springer. doi: 10.1007/s12567-021-00411-2. ISSN 1868-2502.

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Prior to landing of reusable space transportation systems, the vehicle’s landing legs needs to be fully deployed to enable a safe landing and further re-use of the space vehicle. During that phase the deployment system has to overcome harsh and challenging environmental conditions. In this study, a numerical simulator is developed in order to investigate these influences on the landing leg deployment dynamics. By means of an extensive aerodynamic database and a broad approach flight domain, the influence of aerodynamics, exhaust plume, and vehicle’s attitude on the deployment dynamics is analyzed. This study shows on the example of the first stage demonstrator CALLISTO (Cooperative Action Leading to Launcher Innovation in Stage Toss back Operations), that thrust level, vehicle attitude, and the deployment system parameters affect the deployment performance.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/147507/
Document Type:Article
Title:Deployment dynamics analysis of CALLISTO’s approach and landing system
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Schneider, AntonAnton.Schneider (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4542-6251
Desmariaux, Jeanjean.Desmariaux (at) cnes.frUNSPECIFIED
Klevanski, JosefJosef.Klevanski (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Schröder, SilvioSilvio.Schroeder (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6159-1535
Witte, LarsLars.Witte (at) dlr.dehttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3921-2524
Date:18 December 2021
Journal or Publication Title:CEAS Space Journal
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
DOI :10.1007/s12567-021-00411-2
Keywords:Re-usability, Deployment, Simulation, Numerical analysis, CALLISTO, VTVL
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space System Technology
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R SY - Space System Technology
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Project CALLISTO [SY]
Location: Bremen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Space Systems > Land and Exploration Technology
Institute for Aerodynamics and Flow Technology > Supersonoc and Hypersonic Technology
Deposited By: Schneider, Anton
Deposited On:22 Dec 2021 08:46
Last Modified:15 Mar 2022 15:49

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