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aerospike [4 records]

Record 1 2002-12-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Launchers (Astronautics)
OBS

Annular nozzle that discharges exhaust gas with radial inward component.

Key term(s)
  • center body nozzle
  • center-body nozzle
  • centre body nozzle

French

Domaine(s)
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)
DEF

Tuyère comportant un corps central qui obture plus ou moins l'orifice de sortie en vue d'améliorer les performances en modifiant le débit et la forme du jet.

OBS

tuyère à anneau central; tuyère annulaire : termes extraits de la base de données du Centre national d'Études spatiales (Saclay - France).

Spanish

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Record 2 2002-12-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Launchers (Astronautics)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)

Spanish

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Record 3 2002-12-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Launchers (Astronautics)
DEF

Advanced engine design for SSTOs.

CONT

Linear Aerospike engine to be used for propulsion for the X-33 Reusable Launch vehicle(RLV). A testing of three thrust cells of Linear Aerospike engines was conducted to investigate injectors, chambers, and Aerospike ramps at Marshall Space Flight Center(MSFC). The X-33 was intended to demonstrate advanced technologies that would dramatically increase launch vehicle reliability and lower the cost of putting a pound of payload into space.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)

Spanish

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Record 4 1987-04-10

English

Subject field(s)
  • Missiles and Rockets
CONT

... the missile breaks surface and, as the first stage ignites, an aerospike-a long pointed probe-extends above the nose to form an inclined shockwave and improve aerodynamic performance.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Missiles et roquettes

Spanish

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