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Space Shuttle Thermal Tile Demonstration

Hands-on demonstration of how well the shuttle tiles dissipate heat.

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Space Shuttle Thermal Tile Demonstration. Hands-on demonstration of how well the shuttle tiles dissipate heat.
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CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17159 Posts
Thursday, June 27, 2013 7:46:32 PM
PoptartinSD: I'm sure they measured it with a thermometer first, when they did.

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33910 Posts
Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:47:38 PM

As always, Star Trek did it first.


PoptartinSD
Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 178 Posts
Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:40:27 PM
Who was the first person who wanted to try picking one of those things up with their bare hands???

dm2754
Male, 40-49, Western US
 3122 Posts
Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:56:19 PM
cool i havent seen that sents 1982

CrakrJak
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17159 Posts
Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:30:39 PM
Aerogels are amazing materials. The LI-900 shuttle tiles aren't exactly aerogels, but they very close. They are the best insulating materials on the planet, they are lightweight and strong but brittle.

One day we may be insulating our houses with this stuff.

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