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How do I correctly scale down a space capsule for testing its physical behaviour on splashdown?

Kristian von Bengtson (on twitter, on Wikipedia) of Copenhagen Suborbitals is building a downscaled test item to test the design for their space capsule. He notes that as volume and area scale down ...
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Data requirement to determine proportionality

A common result of theoretical analysis in physics is some sort of relation derived from physical parameters and typically expressed in the form of a non-dimensional parameter. These scale relations ...