NASA heat shield features a new design architecture

December 13th, 2021

NASA's ADEPT heat shield features a 3D seamless woven material from Bally Ribbon Mills. Photo: NASA. by Debra Cobb Heat shields are a critical part of vehicles for space exploration, enabling science payloads to safely pass through the atmosphere of distant worlds. NASA’s deployable heat shield design called ADEPT (Adaptable, Deployable, Entry and Placement Technology) […]

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