Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of heat shield

Translation:
bouclier thermique
Definition:
A device which protects people or equipment from heat, such as a shield in front of a re-entry capsule.
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