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How is Starship longitudinally stable during reentry?

Longitudinal stability, or pitch control, is not really the same in an aircraft as in the case of a bellyflopping Starship. The Starship is not experiencing aerodynamic lift in a traditional sense and ...
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How is Starship longitudinally stable during reentry?

Those four surfaces are meant to adjust or trim the location of the center of dynamic pressure with relation to the center of mass. These relative locations are set to control the intended lift vector ...
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