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REENTRY PHYSICS AND TERMINOLOGY




   • ablation
   • air breakup
   • adapter skirt
   • ARTV (Advanced Reentry Test Vehicle)

   • blackout
   • Boost Glide Reentry Vehicle (BGRV)

   • cross range

   • de-orbit burn
   • descent path
   • drogue

   • heat shield

   • overshoot boundary

   • Planetary Atmospheric Entry Test (PAET)
   • parabolic reentry
   • plasma sheath

   • reentry
   • Reentry (test program)
   • reentry corridor
   • Reentry Flight Demonstrator (RFD)
   • reentry thermal protection
   • reentry vehicle
   • reentry window
   • Ryusei

   • sweat cooling

   • undershoot boundary