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ablative heat-shield

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  • heat shield — n. any heat protecting device or system, esp. an ablative coating or tiles, bonded to the surface of a reentry spacecraft …   English World dictionary

  • heat shield — noun a protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry • Hypernyms: ↑protective covering, ↑protective cover, ↑protection • Part Holonyms: ↑spacecraft, ↑ballistic capsule, ↑space vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • heat shield — noun Date: 1962 a barrier of ablative material to protect a space capsule from heat on its entry into an atmosphere …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ablative armor — is armor designed to negate damage by itself being damaged or destroyed through the process of ablation. In contemporary spacecraft, ablative plating is most frequently seen as an ablative heat shield for a vehicle that must enter atmosphere from …   Wikipedia

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  • Atmospheric reentry — refers to the movement of human made or natural objects as they enter the atmosphere of a planet from outer space, in the case of Earth from an altitude above the edge of space. This article primarily addresses the process of controlled reentry… …   Wikipedia

  • Project Mercury — Duration 1959 1963 Goal Place Americans into orbit for as long as one day Achievements First manned flight: May 5, 1961 First orbital flight …   Wikipedia

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  • Space capsule — A space capsule is an often manned spacecraft which has a simple shape for the main section, without any wings or other features to create lift during atmospheric reentry.Capsules have been used in most of the manned space programs to date,… …   Wikipedia

  • MOOSE — MOOSE, originally an acronym for Man Out Of Space Easiest and later changed to the more professional sounding Manned Orbital Operations Safety Equipment, was a proposed emergency bail out system capable of bringing a single astronaut safely down… …   Wikipedia

  • Constellation program — logo Constellation Program (abbreviated CxP) is a human spaceflight program within NASA, the space agency of the United States. The stated goals of the program were to gain significant experience in operating away from Earth s environment,… …   Wikipedia

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