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Artemis I’s Orion Capsule to Test Heat Shield

Aug 11, 2022, 09:31 AM by Lawrence Garrett
Aviation Week reports that at the close of the upcoming “Artemis I test flight, an uncrewed
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The first Artemis rocket stage. | Credit: NASA

Aviation Week reports that at the close of the upcoming “Artemis I test flight, an uncrewed Orion capsule will re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere faster and hotter than any previous human spacecraft, validating the heat shield’s ability to protect astronauts returning from the Moon and eventually Mars.”
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