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SHEFEX II Precession Control

Ettl, Josef and Turner, John (2014) SHEFEX II Precession Control. Space Ops 2014, 5.-9. Mai 2014, Pasadena, California, USA.

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Abstract

The SHEFEX II sounding rocket vehicle comprised a two stage VS40 motor combination, whereby the first stage was passively aerodynamically stabilized by canted fins but the spinning second stage motor and payload, was repointed before ignition and controlled during its burn phase by a two axis, cold gas, precession attitude control system. The result was a suppressed trajectory with greatly reduced dispersion, which provided a significant increase in the time available for the re-entry thermal protection and canard guidance experiments and improved the possibility for down range tracking and data retrieval as well as sea recovery of the payload.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/89241/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:SHEFEX II Precession Control
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Ettl, Josefjosef.ettl (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Turner, JohnTwIGUNSPECIFIED
Date:May 2014
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:SHEFEX, MORABA, Precession Control,
Event Title:Space Ops 2014
Event Location:Pasadena, California, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:5.-9. Mai 2014
Organizer:AIAA
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Space Technology
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R SY - Technik für Raumfahrtsysteme
DLR - Research theme (Project):R - Vorhaben Mobile Raketenbasis (MORABA)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Space Operations and Astronaut Training > Mobile Rocket Base
Deposited By: Stamminger, Dr. Andreas
Deposited On:26 May 2014 11:32
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:46

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