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Spacecraft and Crew
Launching the Spacecraft
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able acceleration aerodynamic forces aerodynamic heating altitude amount antenna Apollo spacecraft astronauts boundary layer cabin capsule carbon dioxide carried center of mass center of pressure circular orbit command module cone control system craft crew deceleration density desired direction distance drag dynamic pressure earth Earth's atmosphere effect electrons equipment escape velocity flight path forward velocity fuel cell gravity guidance high velocity hydrogen increase inertial measuring unit initial kinetic energy landing landmark launch vehicle lift lunar excursion module lunar orbit Mach number maneuver Mars Mercury spacecraft meteoroids mission molecules moon motion NASA navigation particles percent perigee period planets position produced propellant propulsion system radar radiation rate of descent reaction control reentry rocket engines rotation satellite Saturn service module shock wave skin solar space flight space suit space vehicle speed stage station storage sufficient target vehicle temperature tion tracking traveling weight weightlessness