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Launchpad: Mission Infusion - A Look at What's Ahead

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Find out from the Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) Team how NASA plans to use inflatable heat shield technology to explore new worlds. Learn about the benefits of inflatable heat shields compared to current rigid heat shield technology and how that technology might be used in the future.

Published on: July 19, 2012

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