A casing that protects a spacecraft during re-entry.
More example sentences
- Researchers reviewed features seen in several images that they believe could be the lander and its protective aeroshell.
- The lander is wrapped in deflated airbags, cocooned within a protective aeroshell.
- The phase where the rovers landed safely on the planet called for a parachute, aeroshell and retro-rockets.
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