Blowtorch vs Heat Shield
- Betsy Congdon
- Produced by:
- Genna Duberstein
- Rob Andreoli
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Complete transcript available.
Betsy Congdon of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab is the Lead Thermal Engineer on the heat shield that NASA's Solar Probe will use to protect itself against the Sun. The shield is so robust, Congdon can use a blowtorch on one side and the other side remains cool enough to touch.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
- Genna Duberstein (ADNET)
- Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins University/APL) [Lead]
- Genna Duberstein (ADNET) [Lead]
- Rob Andreoli (AIMM) [Lead]
- Curtis Wilkerson (Johns Hopkins University/APL)
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