Author Topic: The Artemis Program  (Read 28021 times)

Offline bknight

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Re: The Artemis Program
« Reply #45 on: June 08, 2024, 01:35:51 PM »
There were IMO major problems with the heat shield.  The ablative material eroded more than ccomputer simulations and id addition areas of the shield completely "broke off" and some of the attachment devices(screws?) were eroded somewhat.
https://whnt.com/news/technology-and-space/nasa-orion-capsule-experienced-several-anomalies-during-re-entry-splashdown/
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