- Oct 2, 2016
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Apparently this will be done actively, not passively. In other words the thrusters on Orion will orient the craft to lift during the first dip and climb, then re-enter a second time.Something about that sounds like it’d be incredibly dangerous in a crewed flight. Like they’d skip off the atmosphere and go careening off into space.
The briefer had a chart showing all the numbers and the re-entry curve, so this has all been planned out,
Now to see if results follow the theory.