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What is ascent venting?

Answer: PLF Volume / Vent Area = linear “Volume” is the payload fairing (PLF) – volume of payload “Area” is the area of the vent(s) For instance, if the PLF is 2m diameter and 2m long, its volume is ...
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What is ascent venting?

Ascent venting is the venting of gases during ascent. Spacecraft are typically assembled and integrated with the launch vehicle on Earth, at standard atmospheric pressures. Therefore, any gas that is ...
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Person falling from space

Your question is under-specified (you don't give the size or posture of your subject), so I'm assuming an average-sized woman falling in the classic face-down skydiver posture. I'm also modeling this ...
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