Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

NASA successfully tests hypersonic inflatable heat shield

Submit on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 22:59

A large inflatable heat shield developed by NASA’s Space Technology Program has successfully survived a trip through Earth’s atmosphere while travelling at hypersonic speeds up to 12,160 km/h.

This entry was posted on Monday, July 23rd, 2012 at 10:59 pm and is filed under LAUNCHES. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.