Coming Home: Reentry and Recovery from Space by Roger D. Launius, Dennis R. Jenkins acknowledge that reentry and recovery from space might change over time but the main important challenge remains to bring spacecraft and their crews and cargo home successfully. Download the pdf to learn more.

Chapters in the book-

Creating Ballistic Reentry

Human Space Flight and the Problem of Reentry

Landing Under Canopies

Spaceplane Fantasies

Spaceplane Reality

Back to the “Ablative” Future


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