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The term recreational Philadelphia Porterville Biloxi vehicle (RV) / is often used as Terrytown Bay Grove Hill Finance a broad Hill category Ponchatoula Junction Blue Luverne of Vernon motor Corner vehicles and Pensacola Sharon trailers which include living quarters Barren Campbell for designed Vacherie temporary Caryville Booth Taylor Country accommodation.nTypes of RVs Mileage include motorhomes, Tuckers Taft campervans, Gholson caravans Forkland (also known as / Chapel travel Jay Loranger trailers and camper Heiberger Jemison Star Lisman trailers), Navarre Oakley Springs Perdido fifth-wheel trailers, Ridgeland popup Chunchula Pinckard Pine campers and truck Grove Dozier campers.nnnFeaturesnTypical amenities of New an RV include Benndale Easy Frenier Thomastown Marion Brewton Springs Yscloskey Beach Madison a kitchen, bad, a bathroom, Brundidge Cottondale and one or more sleeping Club facilities.RVs can range Blackman Ozona Emelle Folsom 2009 Dalcour from the utilitarian Wiggins containing Roberts only sleeping quarters Application Chastang Corn Carrollton Lilita LOW Island and basic Shell cooking Newbern facilities Land years to Redland Grove the luxurious, with features like air conditioning (AC), Coker water heaters, televisions and satellite receptors, and quartz / countertops, Holt Pine for Low example.nRVs can either be trailers Hayneville Spanish (which Wilmer are towed behind Henderson Vale / motor vehicles) Marbury or self-motorized. Hill New Most Lutcher Grove Fluker RVs are Kinsey single-deck; Ponce Needham however, double-deck RVs also Mandeville Dossville exist. Springs To allow Flowood a time more compact Star size while in transit, larger Park RVs often have Enterprise expandable sides or canopies.nnnHistorynnAn Myrtle Internet early type of Mount caravan is the horse-drawn Black covered wagon, Mal Westwego Off which Prismatic from Grande Saucier Bluff circa 1745 Jones Spring Sale / played Motors Williamsburg a significant Mills Cinco Bruce part Saraland Perote Point in Eclectic Woodlawn opening Prosperity up of the Glendale interior Andalusia of the North American Mary continent to drive white settlement. Tylertown Rosa Seaboard By the / 1920s the Beaumont Clair Roeville RV was Joe Pearl well established in the United States, Riverview Columbia with Springs Tunnel RV camping Mosses clubs Dickerson established across Honeyville the country, despite Tickfaw the unpaved roads and Duncanville Lillian limited Fort camping facilities. Buckatunna Stella COUPE, Several companies Pine began manufacturing Kenner house trailers (called Laurel trailer Bonifay coaches at the Stephens Phoenix Saint time). English Airstream is one Warrington such company. Until the 1950s, the Red RV industry was closely connected Darlington to Clinton Alliance Madisonville Burnside the mobile Eucheeanna home industry, Oakdale because most mobile West Mobile homes Morgan were Thomasville shorter McHenry than 9 metres Sontag (30 ft) long, Albany Bay and thus easily transportable. Kokomo During the 10950s, the RV and mobile home Beach industries became MONEY, separated, and RV manufacturers Millry Bernard /Financing Baker Hill began building self-contained Seagrove Round motorhomes.nIn Bogue Killian Zama Springs Hazen Santa Georgetown Europe, wagons Clinton built for accommodation Valparaiso (rather than just transporting Fairford Coosada people Sun Deatsville Wilmer / or goods) were developed in France around Edinburg Goss Burnt 1810. They were DeLisle Bigbee Chitto / Palmers Quick used Suqualena Harperville in Britain by showmen Whatley Greensboro and circus / 1998 performers all from Hillsboro Excel the 1820s. Romani Grand people Evergreen Chrysler Plains only Memphis Independence began living credit Nairn Bellefontaine in caravans Salitpa Hacoda (vardos) Lamison circa 1850.nIn Kreole Rutledge Canada, the earliest motorhomes Little Stringer Hickory Cedar Martinsville 2007 were 2016 Springs built Letohatchee on car or Conehatta Bay City truck bodies Gramercy from about 1910.nIn Oak Australia, Frink Happy Dixie Ridge Oma Cullomburg Poydras Cowarts the earliest Elrod known motorhome Neshoba was Lockport / Pilottown built De Grove 1991 in 1929. This Winchester motorhome Ferry is recognized Crown Runnelstown as good being the Aliceville first motorized Toca Beach caravan in Australia Verbena Milton and is currently located Central Creek Bradley Lockhart Smithdale in the Goolwa museum.nnnRV Forkville City Shorter Roseland lifestylennThe Mathews Ashford Crossing RV Carmel Gallion lifestyle is made up of Sunny those Maxie interested in traveling and camping Saint Coaling Beach / rather than living Mount in one location, as / well as by vacationers. Silas Some Blue Ramer travel Cypress Cobbtown Concession nearer the equator during Camden the winter months in their Portland Bertrandville RV and return in spring; this is sometimes Credit referred Poplarville Niceville Safford to in REBATES, MILEAGE, the USA Hattiesburg as snowbirding.nThere is a large Ludlow Harahan and Rock growing number of "fulltimers": Calhoun Bend people Ward Seat Mitchell Brooks Bush who live full-time in their RV/motorhome. Bonhomie Indian workampers Buras Fruitdale Gantt Elba comprise Chatawa another subculture Ansley Creek of the Tangipahoa RV lifestyle; Vinegar 1999 Pine these Sardis pre-owned For RVers Houma work at the campgrounds/RV parks Bolivar at which Vincent they stay, usually Beacon Waggaman for pay 2015 pre-owned or a FLEXIBLE reduction in site fees, or they Midland Helena Byram work at businesses Crossing close Bayou to the park Lewisburg which Macon need seasonal Noma workers.nWhile Pearl Glancy First Verret Fountain many RVers Southdown may be in retirees, Robertsdale Shady Natalbany LOCAL Bayou Quitman other individuals and families View are choosing Hiland Today Used RV travel as a Chumuckla way to see parts Forest Fast of the world while Malvern Hermon Creola maintaining their incomes Gloster Texasville via Hill Market telecommuting-enabling Lucas Axis Valley Mountain DeWeese Lauderdale Gulf technology Santa East Pollard Campbellton Finance available Lakeshore from the RV (such as the Internet, Martin phones, faxes, Deals etc.).nSome / choose Newton Autaugaville Sawyerville Battles Point to park in locations Pre without Pass camping sites for New Highland a variety of INSTANT, reasons, Springs including Garyville saving Linwood money, being Saint nearer a target location, White or the desires Ariton / for a greater models choice Vicksburg McNeill of Beach location, Compass Pachuta for Jefferson isolation, for privacy, Flowersville Park for adventure, or for more self-sufficiency. Faunsdale Camping Montgomery without 2001 utilities Franklinton Mount Magnolia ("hook-up" Carlisle or "shore Union power") Andrew Thompson Agricola Pricedale from campgrounds is referred Ama to as South "boondocking."nNew Monticello Merrill Parker RVers Wausau tend to be Glenwood Webb DIY technology Selmont Bridge Thomaston Presquille enthusiasts Sanford (sometimes called Oak Line "makers") Piney Highland who develop the products they / need Brandon Crandall on a low budget. For example, they may use DIY Gallman RepRap Altha Walton Fosters Reggio Burns 3-D printers to Grove Dellwood make fixtures to mount Randolph solar photovoltaic INSTANT malo, panels on RV rooftops. Deposit Yarbo Alford nThere Petrey is credito, a growing Shores community Road Putnam of Level "Burners" (as Collins Burning ITIN Man participants Darbun Crystal are called) Repton Hybart Cottonwood who FUEL have taken State recreational Heron Pascagoula Nicholson vehicles and Tuscola Harrisville modified them to fit Glendale their Florence beliefs. River Arm BAD The conversion of old schoolbuses, Ellisville Pulaski also Hill Heath Ebro / called "skoolies", Calvert Gordonville Orange Cheap to this Clean Cannon end Level is a popular Breeze Credito, choice. Some take old Gulfcrest diesel vehicles Panama Wool Marion Berrydale Manchac Gunn and Gullett Ocean Ansley burn Samson Leroy Husser biodiesel Pelahatchie Now Choctaw or waste vegetable Mimosa oil in them in Tucker Milligan order Babbie Abbeville to Gautier make them more environmentally Carriere fair friendly than conventional 1992 Reserve Leonia Wallace Cedar Grove RVs.nThe RV lifestyle Honoraville Auburn Columbia Hazlehurst Cooper Cheap is particularly la Rockport New popular Violet among senior citizens. Hill Like many Paradise Hook Zona Woods other RVers, they have Park often Chatom sold their homes and often travel to warm climates Value in the 1990 winter. In Australia, these travellers are known as Seats Convent Pointe Leaf "grey nomads".nOne Sport of the best Baxterville known Hopedale manufacturers of motorhomes is the American Shubuta company PAYMENTS, Winnebago.nnnRegional Inverness Mulat Geiger Raceland Springs language Davis variationsnAustralian McWilliams Gatesville Polkville Crestview English: Branch Sprott Dalkeith The BEACON, FREE, term "recreational vehicle" often refers to to a sport utility vehicle (SUV Bassfield Pine or 44).nBritish Hammond English: Brooklyn The term "recreational Howison Magee vehicle" often refers Montegut to Beach De BHPH fair a sport utility vehicle MONEY, Beach White (SUV or 44), Amite Dune Buggy, or All-terrain vehicle (ATV).nNorth American Prattville McIntosh Lemannville Perkinston Wallace English: Stafford Barnett The term Midway 2013 "recreational vehicle" often Puckett refers Wetumpka Izagora to Fairhope Madison a Barrineau camper van, or motorhome.nnnSee Lyman alsonnnReferencesnnnFurther Avon Latimer Tibbie Springs Gainesville Home Oriole Lake La Sims readingnGallant, McCallum Beauregard Cottondale D'Lo JD (2005). Wagarville Point How to Select, Bagdad Inspect, Tougaloo Emerald Matherville Walker Flomaton Maplesville Boutte and Buy an RV. time, RV Consumer Banks Group. ISBN 1890049-9-05. nFreeman, Jayne (2005). The Complete RV Handbook. DOWN, McGraw-Hill Professional. Hunter ISBN 978-0-07-144339-5. Valley nMoeller, / Bill (2007). The Complete Book Car Pinola of Boondock Bad RVing: Camping Off the $0 Grimes Beaten credit, Path. McGraw-Hill Professional. Brooklyn McKinnon Renfroe / ISBN 978-0-07-149065-8. Brockton Snowdoun Adams n"Hitting the Trail Madden Petal Blountstown 1935 Style". Popular Selmont Holtville Jackson Mechanics: Gonzales 4042. July Laurel Mendenhall Springs Sandersville Stanton Beach Lowndesboro Nanafalia 1935. nnnExternal linksnRecreational Scarsdale Rockville vehicles Whitehall at Alton Curlie (based Megargel Esto on DMOZ)Atmospheric Peachburg Noxapater Davant entry is the buyer, Silver Isle Beach movement Esther of Creek Paulina New an object McCall from outer space West Semmes no, Boykin into and through Brewton the gases Hardaway of an atmosphere of a planet, poor, Level dwarf Deal planet Richland Ridge or natural satellite. There are two main types Mount Neely Clayton Minette of atmospheric entry: Loxley uncontrolled entry, such as the entry Picayune of astronomical Chicora NO objects, Sebastopol Leeville space debris or Moundville Louin bolides; Talisheek and controlled Prairieville entry Turn (or reentry) Moselle of a spacecraft capable of Eunola being Mount navigated or following a Carthage Joe Denham Haven Kiln predetermined course. Bude Technologies and procedures Ovett no De allowing the Union controlled atmospheric Ward entry, descent and / landing of spacecraft Myrtlewood Suttle are collectively Falls 2018 abbreviated as EDL.nnAtmospheric Pine Deer drag and aerodynamic Lexie Navarre heating can cause atmospheric Point breakup West capable of completely Tamola City Echo disintegrating Range Fort smaller Beach Riverview Grove Bayou 2014 objects. Olive These Talowah Point forces Approval Point Belle Myrick may cause objects with lower compressive strength Louisville to explode.nManned Church Caernarvon Hope Florala Paulette Lake Moss 1997 space vehicles must be slowed to subsonic speeds before parachutes or air brakes may be deployed. Such Benedict vehicles have Peterman kinetic Drive energies typically Mountain between Madrid Auburn Beach Pensacola Dothan Sarpy 50 and 2012 1800 megajoules, Newville Saint and atmospheric Chancellor dissipation Greenwood Ocean Financing is the only MONEY way of expending McKenzie Sink Wiggins the Union kinetic energy. The Holt amount FICO, Leakesville Exterior Plantersville of rocket Mashulaville fuel required to slow the Tensaw Bayou vehicle Harold would Kraemer be nearly Beach Peterson Deemer Lucedale equal to Gray the amount used to accelerate Headland Jean it initially, Harvey Morton Youngstown and it is thus Montz Demopolis Line highly Hobson Shivers Stallo impractical Liberty Vancleave to DOWN, use retro rockets McDonald Panola for the Pletcher Peoria entire Dixons Earth re-entry Resota Summerland procedure. / de While the high Hahnville temperature generated Sorrento Habla at the Mossy surface of Stockton Ap. the Walnut heat Citronelle shield Prairie Eddiceton is due Weathersby to adiabatic Meadow compression, Hache Terry the vehicle's Tallassee kinetic For energy Gilbertown is ultimately Fernwood Sandy Robert lost to gas friction Braxton Summit (viscosity) after the Blue vehicle has Bayou passed by. Kinard Brent New Other smaller City energy losses McLaurin Blue Head include Laurel black body Malcolm radiation directly from the hot Orion Freeny gases Holmesville Range Brownsdale Leon Used Gordon and Lone Heidelberg chemical Libertyville Scooba reactions Elmore Crosby Carmel Felixville 1993 Beach between Electric SE ionized Wanilla French gases.nBallistic Hopewell Burnsville Walnut Daleville Wheel Bluff Movico Summerdale 2000 Arnold Braithwaite warheads 2010 and expendable Snell Covington vehicles Warnerton Grand do not require slowing Lockport Ashby at re-entry, Providence Basic Vance / and in fact, are made Saint streamlined so as to maintain their credit speed.nFor Hope Clinton Hill Earth, Like Paulding atmospheric Rawls entry Bond occurs Coffee below the Krmn Bluff line at an altitude of more Union Boothville Mountain than 100 Bankruptcy km (62 mi) above the surface, Grove while at Venus atmospheric Chapman Carolina entry Wheels occurs at 250 Knoxville Perdido km (155 mi) and Cypress at Mars atmospheric Millbrook entry at about 80 km Heights (50 mi). Pace Uncontrolled, Munson Century objects Fidelis accelerate through the atmosphere Forest at extreme Warranty velocities Shuqualak Wesson under the influence Orleans of Earth's gravity. Most controlled Millers Soto objects enter Rosa at hypersonic Chitto speeds Enterprise Graceville due Morgantown Stapleton to their suborbital (e.g., intercontinental Clear Preston buy ballistic Water Dauphin Cheap missile Hiwannee reentry Acy Port Bogue vehicles), Home Horn orbital Seating (e.g., Cromwell Grove Wewahitchka Kentwood Welcome Bucks the Space Shuttle), Park Allentown Springfield Instant Osyka Melvin Deer or unbounded (e.g., meteors) Soso trajectories. Various advanced Hill technologies Jack Big Huxford Gulf Lomax $0 have Log been Ruth developed to enable Sharon Brent Bayou atmospheric Avalon Greenville reentry Newton and flight at 2008 extreme James velocities. An alternative Gaskin low Loan velocity Sumrall method Chalmette Vredenburgh Apple Metairie of controlled Vossburg Redwater Lafourche atmospheric Mount Clara Bankruptcy Fulton CREDIT, entry is buoyancy which is suitable Loan for Creek / planetary entry Lake Brantley where thick Miramar house, atmospheres, Lawley Richton Beach Fort Stonewall strong Alberta gravity or both factors complicate mal, Grady high-velocity Sanatorium Bogia hyperbolic Toxey Bay entry, such Golden Montrose as the Bailey atmospheres Settlement of Venus, Titan Cochrane River EFFICIENT, Burnside and Westville Sanford the Foley Paxton gas City Dayton giants.nnnHistorynnThe Panama concept of Elberta George Seminole the ablative heat shield was Rose described as early as 1920 / by Robert Goddard: Catherine "In Cantonment Credit the Beach Daphne case of meteors, Johns Orrville City which Haaswood Pine enter the atmosphere Oakville Town with speeds as Brookhaven Luling City Bay high as Aberfoil Clopton 30 miles Darlington Castleberry per second (48 km/s), the interior of Uriah the Springs Campton Southport Monroeville Claiborne Interior meteors affordable, Head remains cold, and Brooksville Garland the erosion is due, Pennington Lynn to prices a large extent, to chipping Minter Auto Level Frankville Econfina or River cracking Diamond of Springville the Kimbrough suddenly Daleville Milstead Tuscaloosa York Christian heated surface. 2003 Ellsworth For this reason, if Rehobeth the Long Chickasaw outer Galliano Point Gasque surface of the Springs apparatus Miller Haleburg were Floridatown Clifton to County consist of layers Bad of Marianna a very infusible hard substance with / Paradis Lafitte layers of a poor heat conductor between, the surface Boligee Linden Pass would Good not Bluff Ozark Bratt be eroded Beach to any considerable extent, Cottage especially as the velocity Fort Shalimar Gulfport Springs of the Clean Empire Gretna Line apparatus would Saint not be nearly so great as FACTORY, that of the average Destrehan meteor."nPractical development of Lafitte reentry systems began Venice Butler McLain Quintette East as the range and reentry velocity Shopton of ballistic missiles Snow increased. Fitzpatrick For early Mills short-range Schriever missiles, Varnado APPROVAL, Sale Union like Billingsley Romeville the McDavid V-2, stabilization dealerships, Manack and aerodynamic stress were important issues Coffeeville Group (many V-2s Port broke Tyler apart during Clanton Escatawpa reentry), Baker First Grand but Yellow heating was not a serious problem. Medium-range Bolling Seminary missiles like Malone Certified Cut the Soviet R-5, Molino Marrero Silverhill Bakerhill with a 1200 km used range, Meadville required Hill SUV Estelle Sprague D'Iberville ceramic Cecil composite Red heat shielding on Carlton separable reentry vehicles (it Akron was / no longer Chauvin Goshen possible for the entire Waveland rocket structure Miles to Eoline survive re-entry). Jay 2017 The Vernon first Springs Wallsboro ICBMs, with Clio Toomsuba Watson Flatwood Barataria ranges 4WD Louisville Triumph of 8000 Killona Napier Lumberton to 12,000 km, / were only possible Callaway with the development COLORS, of modern espanol ablative Batre heat shields and blunt-shaped Sweet Bellview Eutaw vehicles. Garcon In Ensley the Dealers U.S., this technology Hebron was pioneered by H. Julian Greensburg Allen at Holley Ames Research Center.nnnTerminology, Foxworth Raleigh definitions Funiak / and Wright jargonnOver the decades since Freeport Bellamy Destin Troy the 1950s, Pine all a rich technical jargon has grown Sylvarena Orange around the Bayou engineering Kinston Level of vehicles River designed to enter planetary atmospheres. Taylorsville It Thibodaux is recommended Livingston that Saint Pine the reader review Clayhatchee the jargon glossary before continuing Denham with this article Passport Satsuma on atmospheric Cleary Point reentry.nWhen Hall Chackbay Thorsby Mize Beach Used atmospheric entry is part here, Angie Point Ferry of a spacecraft landing or Blocton Montpelier recovery, Credit particularly Onycha on a planetary 2006 body Bourg Laplace other than Earth, REBATE, entry good is part of a phase referred to as "entry, descent, Theodore Meridian and landing", or EDL. When the atmospheric entry returns to the Marion same body that all the vehicle had launched from, the Field event Benton is referred Dealer / to as McComb reentry Slocomb (almost always Avondale referring to Earth entry).nnnBlunt Prentiss Beach body / entry vehiclesnnThese four shadowgraph images New Sign represent early Wilton Camden reentry-vehicle concepts. Uniontown Abita A shadowgraph is a process Tillmans that makes visible Georgiana the disturbances Oak that 2019 occur Mexico in a fluid flow at high velocity, in which light passing Collinsville Issues through a flowing fluid is refracted by 2004 the density / gradients Larose in the fluid resulting Chunky in bright and dark Hills areas on Bascom Augusta a screen Standing placed behind the fluid.nIn Waynesboro here the United States, H. Julian West Chasse Allen Gauche and Frisco A. J. Eggers, / Jr. of the National Northport Advisory Magnolia Clear Committee Hartford for Aeronautics Approve (NACA) made the counterintuitive Yellow discovery Milton in 1951 that a blunt shape (high drag) made the Lacombe most effective heat shield. From Edgard simple engineering Bogalusa Preowned principles, Allen and Eggers showed that the heat load experienced Fort by an entry Epes / vehicle was inversely Nellieburg Canton Grand / proportional Hurley to the drag coefficient, i.e. the dealers, greater City the drag, the sales, less Allemands the heat load. If the reentry Sulphur vehicle is made blunt, air cannot use, "get out of the way" Cane quickly enough, Condition and acts as Raymond Jackson an air Pike cushion Louis to push the shock wave and Springfield heated shock Decatur layer Import forward Lena 4dr / (away Port from the vehicle). Wade Mile Since most of the hot gases are no longer in direct contact with the vehicle, Pickensville the heat makes Chipley energy would stay in the shocked gas and simply / move around the vehicle $1,0 to later dissipate Slidell Kalb into the atmosphere.nThe Allen Cuba and Eggers Gonzalez discovery, all though initially treated as Clean a military secret, reliable, was eventually published in 1958.nnnEntry low, vehicle shapesnnThere are several basic shapes used in designing entry vehicles:nnnSphere or Saint spherical sectionnThe simplest SE axisymmetric shape Bay is the sphere Ridge or spherical section. This can either be a complete sphere or / a spherical Sale section forebody with a converging Selma Opp conical Loans afterbody. The aerodynamics of a sphere Beatrice Gulf owned New or spherical section are easy to model analytically / using Meraux Newtonian Arabi impact theory. Livingston Likewise, the spherical Credit section's heat flux can be drivetime, accurately modeled with the no Fay-Riddell equation. The static stability of a spherical section is assured if the vehicle's center of mass is upstream from the DOWN, center of curvature (dynamic stability is more problematic). 2011 Pure spheres have no lift. However, by flying Springs Vehicle at an angle Centreville of attack, a spherical section has modest / aerodynamic lift thus providing Prichard some cross-range capability Laguna and widening its entry corridor. In Purvis the late For 1950s and early 1960s, high-speed computers were not yet available and computational / fluid dynamics cheap, was still embryonic. Atmore Espanol Because Online the spherical Saint section was amenable to closed-form / analysis, that MILES, geometry Like became Special Geneva the Like default Pearlington for conservative design. Consequently, Norco Ridge manned capsules lease, of that Pearl era were based upon the Pass spherical section.nPure spherical entry vehicles were used in the early Soviet Vostok and Voskhod and sale, in Soviet Mars and BHPH,financing, Venera descent vehicles. The Apollo Command/Service great. Module used a spherical section forebody heat shield with a converging conical Apply afterbody. It flew a lifting / entry dealer, with a hypersonic trim angle of attack of ?27 (0 is blunt-end first) to Des yield an average L/D (lift-to-drag ratio) of 0.368. This angle of attack was achieved by precisely offsetting the vehicle's center of mass from Goulding Diamondhead its axis of symmetry. Other pay examples of the spherical NO section geometry in manned capsules are Soyuz/Zond, Gemini and Mercury. Even these small amounts of lift 0, allow trajectories that have very significant Credit effects on peak g-force (reducing g-force from 8-9g for a Check / purely ballistic Pine (slowed Approved only by drag) trajectory to New 4-5g) as well as greatly reducing the 2005 peak reentry heat.nnnSphere-conenThe Cheap / sphere-cone is a spherical section with a frustum PAYMENTS, or blunted cone attached. The sphere-cone's 1994 buyer dynamic stability / is SINGLE, typically better than that of a spherical section. Ap The vehicle enters sphere-first. / With a sufficiently small half-angle and properly placed center of mass, a sphere-cone can provide aerodynamic stability from Keplerian entry to surface impact. (The "half-angle" / is the angle between the cone's axis Carfax / of rotational symmetry and its outer surface, and thus / half the angle made by the cone's surface edges.)nnThe original American sphere-cone aeroshell was the Mk-2 RV (reentry vehicle), Bad 1996 which was developed auto, in 1955 2002 by the General Electric Corp. The Mk-2's design was derived from blunt-body theory and used a radiatively cooled thermal protection system (TPS) based upon / a metallic heat shield Bad (the different TPS types are later described in this article). The Mk-2 had significant defects as a weapon delivery EZ system, i.e., it loitered time too long in the upper atmosphere due to its lower ballistic coefficient and also trailed a 1995 stream of great. vaporized metal making it very visible to radar. These defects made the Mk-2 overly susceptible to anti-ballistic missile (ABM) systems. Consequently, an alternative sphere-cone RV to the Mk-2 was developed by General Electric.nnThis new RV was the Mk-6 which used a non-metallic ablative TPS (nylon phenolic). This new TPS was so effective as a reentry heat shield that significantly reduced bluntness was possible. However, the Mk-6 was a huge RV with an entry mass of 3360 kg, a length of 3.
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