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Better Spacecraft Re-entry Predictions

14 Mar 2012, 18:59 UTC
Better Spacecraft Re-entry Predictions
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Air Force Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) came up with a new approach to predicting re-entry while trying to track Phobos-Grunt. Article here: A New Approach to Predicting Re-Entry Basically their approach was to take a supercomputer and give it access to the best real-time tracking available. [...]

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