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