Photos: NASA's Inflatable Heat Shield Concepts

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IRVE-3 Inflatable Heat Shield on Earth

Credit: NASA Langley/Kathy Barnstorff
The IRVE-3 went through a complete inflation system test under vacuum conditions in the Transonic Dynamics Tunnel at NASA’s Langley Research Center in…Read More »

Hampton, Va. The Inflatable Re-entry Vehicle Experiment III launches on July 21, 2012.   Less «
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