Space Shuttle Orbital Thermal Protection System Movie Review 1980

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An examination of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System used to protect the Shuttle during launch and reentry. The video describes the types of materials used in the construction of the system, especially the silica fiber tiles.


NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Media Resource Center, 2101 NASA Rd. 1, Bldg. 423/AP32, Houston, TX 77058-3696, Phone: (281)483-4231, Fax: (281)483-2848, Email:, URL:

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Running time 5 minutes.

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Space Exploration, Technology
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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