The Technodinamika holding of the Rostec State Corporation at the Innoprom-2016 forum for the first time demonstrates a reduced copy of a mock parachute system designed for the safe landing of an increased mass-controlled space module with a crew of up to six people.
Unlike its predecessor, the Soyuz space shuttle parachute system, it is three-domed and has a higher payload. Continue reading
Now consider the pitch angle of the dome, which is often confused with the angle of attack. This is the pitch angle that is set by mutually adjusting the length of the lines. The canopy pilot can also change it in flight by pulling the front or rear free ends of the suspension system. Pulling the front free ends changes this pitch angle, but not the angle of attack. With a larger negative pitch angle, the dome will gain a greater vertical speed, but the direction of the relative flow remains practically unchanged, with the exception of the moments when this maneuver begins and leaves it. Continue reading