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Biggest-Ever Heat Shield Prepared for Mars Spacecraft

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin2011-05-13

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The heat shield for NASA Mars Science Laboratory is the largest ever built for a planetary mission. This image shows the heat shield being prepared at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Denver, in April 2011.

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  • Title: Biggest-Ever Heat Shield Prepared for Mars Spacecraft
  • Creator: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Lockheed Martin
  • Date Created: 2011-05-13
  • Rights: JPL

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