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aeroshell

Syllabification: aer·o·shell
Pronunciation: /ˈerōˌSHel
 
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Definition of aeroshell in English:

noun

A casing that protects a spacecraft during re-entry.
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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