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Number: 244/159.2
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > Reusable or returnable > With reentry shield > Inflatable
Description: Subject matter in which the reentry shield is constructed to be expanded by the introduction of a gas into an interior portion of the shield.










Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8544212 Externally braced inflatable structures Oct. 1, 2013
8266866 Method and apparatus for an inflatable shell Sep. 18, 2012
8141301 Externally braced inflatable structures Mar. 27, 2012
8122646 Method and apparatus for an inflatable shell Feb. 28, 2012
7438261 Stratospheric balloon utilizing electrostatic inflation of walls Oct. 21, 2008
7295884 System and method of designing a load bearing layer of an inflatable vessel Nov. 13, 2007
7163179 Commercial service platform in space Jan. 16, 2007
6264144 Material assembly for an inflatable aerodynamic braking device for spacecraft deceleration and the like Jul. 24, 2001
6158691 Process for preventing turning over during the landing of an aircraft or spacecraft Dec. 12, 2000
5568902 Descent, travel, and protection apparatus, method of making and using same Oct. 29, 1996
5339626 Inflatable engine protection system for recoverable rocket booster Aug. 23, 1994
5328132 Engine protection system for recoverable rocket booster Jul. 12, 1994
5265829 Tetrahedral lander Nov. 30, 1993
5241836 Patch for radiative coolers Sep. 7, 1993
5083728 Rocket engine nozzle throat plug engine recovery system Jan. 28, 1992
5056740 Over-the-horizon targeting system and method Oct. 15, 1991
4832288 Recovery system May. 23, 1989
4770374 Method and equipment for deploying an envelope around an object, in particular a satellite Sep. 13, 1988
4549464 Inflatable, aerodynamic shroud Oct. 29, 1985
4518137 Aerodynamic braking system for a space vehicle May. 21, 1985
4504031 Aerodynamic braking and recovery method for a space vehicle Mar. 12, 1985
4166598 Vehicle enshrouding apparatus Sep. 4, 1979
4166597 Stowable and inflatable vehicle Sep. 4, 1979











 
 
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