Why SpaceX & NASA Struggle with Parachutes | Xcentric Documentary

Published November 21, 2020 111 Views $0.01 earned

Rumble A complete overview of parachute systems technology in the rocket industry. From the history of parachutes, to how they work, to the different types, and finally how they're used by industry leaders like SpaceX, NASA, and Boeing. Learn why parachutes are so challenging, and why they are the most underappreciated tech in the space community. Original upload date: May 2020

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TIMESTAMPS
0:00 - Intro
2:58 - Lead-in
4:26 - Chute History
7:30 - The science of chutes
9:04 - Chute designs
13:22 - How chutes work
17:18 - Chutes in rocketry
31:44 - Conclusion

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