Avaldati 2 aug 2020
How do you actually get back from orbit? Do you just pump the brakes and fall right out of space? Well, there’s a lot of fun physics involved in deorbiting and today we’ll do a summary of how you deorbit, go over the hardware that allows the Crew Dragon Capsule to reenter and safely splash down, we’ll go over the sequence of events and even the exact conditions that need to be met in order to allow for a safe reentry.
00:00 - Intro
03:10 - Re-Entry Criteria
05:30 - Crew Dragon Re-Entry Timeline
12:35 - Hardware Overview
25:10 - Orbital Mechanics Rundown
29:30 - Summary
Article Version (Written by Alex Crouch)
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