The Most Dangerous Part of Space Travel: Coming Home
Nasa Apollo Command Module Re-Entry and parachutes explained.
What Really Happens During Atmospheric Reentry?
Soyuz Capsule Out of Control During Re-entry
Atmospheric entry is the movement of an object from outer space into and through the gases of an atmosphere of a planet, dwarf planet or natural satellite. There are two main types of atmospheric entry: uncontrolled entry, such as the entry of astronomical objects, space debris or bolides; and controlled entry of a spacecraft capable of being navigated or following a predetermined course. Technologies and procedures allowing the controlled atmospheric entry, descent and landing of spacecraft are collectively termed as EDL.
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