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Accession Number AVA05531-VNB1
Title Orbiter Thermal Protection System.
Publication Date 1994
Media Count 1AV-VHS 1/2 inch - 1 cassette
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The video describes how the thermal protection system shields the spacecraft from high temperatures during re-entry and ascent, the types of insulation used on the orbiter, and the advantages of the silica fiber tiles. The primary audience is general publ ...
Keywords Ascent
High temperature
Insulating materials
Reentry shielding
Reusable heat shielding
Silica fibers
Space shuttle orbiters
Space transportation system
Thermal protection
Tiles
 
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Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration, General - Audiovisual
NTIS Subject Category 84C - Manned Spacecraft
71I - Fibers & Textiles
71D - Ceramics, Refractories, & Glass
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Document Type Audiovisual
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 9925
Contract Number N/A

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