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NASA test inflatable heat shield

Submit on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 05:56

A successful NASA flight test Monday demonstrated how a spacecraft returning to Earth can use an inflatable heat shield to slow and protect itself as it enters the atmosphere at hypersonic speeds.
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