Thermal protection systems


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
Credit: unknown



Last update: 7 May 2007