How did the Orbiter Vehicle work? (Space Shuttle)

Avaldati 7 aug 2020
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🎇Space Shuttle Launch:
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👨‍🚀Thanks to NASA Astronaut Mike Mullane for reviewing this video!
His book "Riding Rockets":
His son wrote a book too! "The Father, Son, and Holy Shuttle":

Thanks to @Scott Manley for reviewing this video. His channel has a lot more about rockets and space.
00:00 - Intro
00:45 - Overview
01:35 - Typical Mission
04:03 - Orbiter Construction
04:46 - Main Parts of Orbiter
06:08 - Crew Compartment
08:27 - Aft Fuselage
10:28 - Payload Bay
13:00 - Problem Solving
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⌨Some of the 3D models in this video were purchased however, I did make some modifications to them.
Space Shuttle:
Hubble Space Telescope:
International Space Station:
Launch Complex 39a:
📖Book Sources:
NASA Space Shuttle, 1981 onwards (all models), Owners' Workshop Manual
Space Shuttle: The History of the National Space Transportation System by Dennis R. Jenkins
The History of the American Space Shuttle by Dennis R. Jenkins
Wings In Orbit: Scientifics and Engineering Legacis of the Space Shuttle
Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011, by Rick Houston
Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia by Rowland White
🌐Internet Sources: - The Space Shuttle (NASA/William Shatner) - First Space Shuttle Launch - STS-1 (1981) - Shuttle Atlantis STS-132 - Amazing Shuttle Launch Experience - Documentary Inside the Space Shuttle - The Space Shuttle's Last Flight (Reel Truth Science Documentaries) - Inside Space Shuttle Discovery 360 - Modern Marvels: How the Space Shuttle Works - Engineering Connections (Richard Hammdons) - Space Shuttle - Space Shuttle Era: Main Engines - The Space Shuttle's Last Flight - 2011 Documentary
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"Edge of the Sea" by Cody Martin
"Verge Of Discovery" by Cody Martin
"Frontier" by Shimmer
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    • @BoOm BaStiCK You're welcome. "Am I on right lines there?" No, but that's ok -- we'll get there! It's true that they are speeding up as they ascend, but the speed is still quite low compared to orbital/reentry speed. Call it one-tenth of orbital speed. So despite how the Shuttle might appear to be roaring through the clouds, it's basically creeping slowly out of the atmosphere compared to the speeds is will reach a few minutes later, or that the tank will see at reentry. Here's an analogy which might help. Even though it's about forces rather than heating rates, perhaps it still illustrates the situation well: Suppose you are at the bottom of a swimming pool (the atmosphere). You feel some resistance as a crane cable pulls you slowly toward the surface (the top of the atmosphere), but essentially none after you break the surface and it continues to raise you say thirty meters above the surface. Then it releases you, sending you falling back towards the surface (the top of the atmosphere) at a much higher speed than when you left it. Splat! That fluid is going to feel a lot harder when you slam into it at the much higher speed than it did when you slowly left it. That's what happens with the ET: Pulled relatively slowly through a fluid (air) by the STS propulsion systems on the way up, and then splat! on the way down at still close to orbital speed. Lower heating rates on the ET from air friction as it ascends relatively slowly, but then destructively high heating when it slams back against the surface of the atmosphere at much higher speed. By the way, as an educated guess the insulation sprayed on the side of the ET is more for keeping its cryogenic propellants cold than for keeping the tank's metal from overheating. Consider that a Titan II ascends through the air faster than STS, for example, yet its aluminum (non-cryo) fuel tanks are bare rather than insulated. "the underside is protected with the tiles, but what about the top and surrounding sides, are they not exposed to any heat damage?" Everything is protected, but most of the tiles not on the bottom are white -- so that's not white paint on the body, vertical stabilizer, etc. Later on in the program BTW, some of those white topside tiles were replaced by similarly colored "blankets" in the relatively low-heat areas.

    • @Marc McReynolds ahhhhh, I get it a think, ( on way up, coz theres travelling at a faster rate , there not exposed to the heat for as long, but as they re enter there travelling slower so they heat up more?) Am I on right lines there? But I get the underside is protected with the tiles, but what about the top and surrounding sides, are they not exposed to any heat damage? P.s thanks for replyin n explaining

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    • @Jared Owen The base of the vertical stabilizer (tail fin).

    • Thanks for your comment! Good question about the parachute - I am actually not sure!

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