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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Orion's tiles

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Orion's tiles The side of the Orion spacecraft is covered with thermal tiles to protect it from heat generated during atmospheric reentry.

Kevin Baird

Original image data dated on or about December 8, 2014.

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