Metal Tps

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Reentry - Thermal Protection Systems - Passively Cooled
... the Mk-2 and the sub-orbital Mercury spacecraft, radiatively cooled TPS were used to initially absorb heat flux during the heat pulse and then after the heat pulse, radiate and convect the ... version of this technique required a considerable quantity of metal TPS (e.g ... prefer to avoid this added mass by using ablative and thermal soak TPS instead ...

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