Published May 30, 2022

Johnson M. Willard  


The severe aerodynamic heating that occurs when a spacecraft reenters the atmosphere takes place. The material used for thermal protection is an essential part of the system used for thermal protection. A number of chemical and physical transformations take place in the ablation heat-resistant material that is based on resin. This material is an organic polymer. We herein briefly review the status quo of low-density resin-based ablative heat protection materials.



Spacecraft, Aero-Thermal Environment, Heat-Resistant Materials, Thermal Protection, Multifunction

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How to Cite
Willard, J. M. (2022). Low-Density Resin-Based Ablative Heat Protection Materials. Science Insights, 40(6), 541–544. https://doi.org/10.15354/si.22.re063