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Enabling & Support

Virtual rocket launches will probe atmospheric effects

06/09/2012 242 views 1 likes
ESA / Enabling & Support / Preparing for the Future / Discovery and Preparation

A rocket launch is a very special event, touching all layers of the atmosphere. As part of GSP’s contribution to the new Clean Space initiative, advanced computer modelling will quantify the environmental effect of a launcher’s rise to orbit.