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aerodynamic lift


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  • n. the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity


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  • Its objective was demonstrating controlled lifting reentry, a technique not unrelated to the lifting-body concept that created enough aerodynamic lift to give a transatmospheric vehicle the cross-range necessary to maneuver down to established runways, as the Space Shuttle would later do.

    First Man


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