reentry burn

Jean-Michel Martin (jmmartin@alpes-net.fr)
Sun, 17 Mar 1996 18:45:33 +0100

Hello,

I would like to know what are the characteristics (weight, surface... ) that
a object must have to not completely burn in the atmosphere during its re-entry.
Does rocket body completely burn ?

second question : how to get these characteristics ? 

Thanks for your help

Jean-Michel Martin