nose cone

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front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere


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The initiative has introduced new rules and regulations in recent years that have led to students designing more delicate and complex front wings and nose cones, and we noticed that the original deceleration system sometimes didn't perform to our high standards.
Commenting, Warwick Sub Project Leader, the team was "extremely happy" with the end result of the nose cone, "especially the transparency of the polycarbonate.
But the nose cone did not detach to allow it to reach the necessary velocity to get into orbit and it fell into the sea.
Use plastic drinking straws, modeling clay for the nose cone, and card stock for fins.
nose cone or shaft) moves past a point on the body of the turbine.
Specifically designed for surgical procedures performed in confined spaces, such as tonsillectomies or other delicate procedures, the protective nose cone enclosure prevents stray current leakage between the hand piece and blade junction that, when exposed, can allow current to stray to surrounding tissue and burn patients.
Simons, designed a seat in the nose cone of a V-2 rocket to fit a monkey attached to instruments that measured blood pressure, pulse and respirations.
Briton Jenson Button, damaging a nose cone en route.
The Navy designed the new bomb nose cone castings, which require Grade C radiography testing, to minimize machining costs.
We are looking at ways to protest by either painting a black armband on the plane or giving it a black nose cone.
The Boeing 757, flying from Detroit, landed in Tampa, Florida on Sunday (6 July) with a dent in its fibreglass nose cone.
Several avionics were not installed in the instrument panel and a large amount of duct tape was placed over an access cover on the nose cone near the pilot's side windshield.
The nose cone is home to a Saab-Thales electronically-scanned array radar.
But then encountering old adversary Fernando Alonso, Hamilton ran into the back of the Spaniard's Renault, losing his nose cone in the process.
The giant bomber had machine guns and an instrument allowing the bombardier to control the plane from the nose cone.