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The road ahead: a white paper on the development, testing and use of advanced numerical modelling for aerodynamic decelerator systems design and analysis, AIAA Report 2011-2501.
Ease up on the decelerator pedal to speed up the engine until it reaches the governor control setting.
Tenders are invited for: Deployable and inflatable heatshield and hypersonic decelerator concepts - phase 1 - expro plus.
SUPERSONIC TEST FLIGHT: Ian Clark, principal investigator of the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, takes us through a play-by-play of NASA's recent 'flying saucer' Test in Hawaii, using high-definition video shot from cameras on board the test vehicle.
Besides the Pach-mayr Decelerator pad, Winchester's Active Valve system does a lot of the work before energy even passes through the stock.
The saucer-shaped, UFO-like prototype or the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), is said to have successfully separated from the massive balloon reportedly twice as huge as the parachute used to carry the Mars Curiosity Rover through the Martian atmosphere in 2011.
With speeds reaching up to 21 MPH, the Fly Wire is the only portable zipline of its kind using the safest decelerator on the market, the Decelinator, which is a proprietary device that fully lowers zip-liners safely to the ground so riders can soar through the air with confidence.
The lineup includes a set of two UltraMax limb dampeners, four Cable Leeches, two Everlast String Leeches, a String Decelerator and a Cable Guard dampener.
Rifle features a pillar-bedded Monte Carlo composite stock, a 24-inch fluted barrel and Pachmayr Decelerator pad.
The length of pull was a bit long for me at a hair over 141/2 inches, so I took this opportunity to install a cushy Pachymar Decelerator recoil pad, and reduce the LOP to 141/4 inches.
It's great to see the initial results indicate we had a successful test of the hypersonic inflatable aerodynamic decelerator," said James Reuther, deputy director of NASA's Space Technology Program.