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Roller bearing assembly
Roller bearing assembly
Credit: MT-Aerospace
 
 
Flexible external insulation
Flexible external insulation
Credit: Astrium GmbH
 
 
Ceramic thermal protection system panel
Ceramic thermal protection system panel
Credit: Astrium GmbH
 
 
Intermediate Experimental Vehicle
Intermediate Experimental Vehicle with heat fluxes
Credit: unknown
 
  Ablative Thermal Protection Systems
 
Atmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator
Artist's impression of the Atmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator
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  Last update: 7 May 2007 


 
 
 
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