heat shield

An Innovative Heat Shield That Doesn’t Need to Be Replaced Between Missions

A revolution in space manufacturing is coming. Enabled by cheaper launch costs, companies are scrambling to take advantage of easier…

1 year ago

SpaceX Releases a New Render of What the All-Steel Starship Will Look Like Returning to Earth

SpaceX has released an impressive new image that shows its proposed Starship reentering the atmosphere of Earth.

5 years ago

Spinning Heat Shield Concept Could Provide a Lightweight Way to Survive Atmospheric Re-entry

A team from the University of Manchester recently tested their prototype for a spinning heat shield, a lightweight, compact design…

6 years ago