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Orion Gets Beefed Up, Silver-Metallic Thermal Protection Coating for Next Flight on EM-1 - Universe Today
In the wake of NASA’s supremely successful inaugural test flight of the Orion deep space capsule on the EFT-1 mission in Dec. 2014, NASA is beefing up the critical thermal protection system (TPS) that will protect astronauts from the searing heats experienced during reentry as the human rated vehicle plunges through the Earth’s atmosphere after … Continue reading "Orion Gets Beefed Up, Silver-Metallic Thermal Protection Coating for Next Flight on EM-1"