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Mission and Design Sensitivities for Human Mars Landers Using Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic DeceleratorsThis paper explores the impact of human Mars mission architecture decisions on the design and performance of a lander using the HIAD entry system: (a) Earth departure options, (b) Mars arrival options, (c) Entry Descent and Landing options.
Document ID
20170003394
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Polsgrove, Tara
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Thomas, Herbert D.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Dwyer Cianciolo, Alicia
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Collins, Tim
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Samareh, Jamshid
(NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA, United States)
Date Acquired
April 12, 2017
Publication Date
March 7, 2017
Subject Category
Launch Vehicles And Launch Operations
Space Transportation And Safety
Report/Patent Number
M17-5877
Meeting Information
Meeting: IEEE Aerospace Conference
Location: Big Sky, MT
Country: United States
Start Date: March 4, 2017
End Date: March 11, 2017
Sponsors: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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