News tagged with heat shields

NASA develops new game-changing technology

Two NASA California centers have been selected to develop new space-aged technologies that could be game-changers in the way we look at planets from above and how we safely transport robots or humans through ...

Nov 18, 2011
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Image: Opportunity's heat shield

This image from 2005 shows the remains of the heat shield from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, broken into two key pieces, the main piece on the left side and a broken-off flank piece near the middle ...

Aug 17, 2011
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