Definition of aeroshell in English:


Syllabification: aer·o·shell
Pronunciation: /ˈerōˌSHel


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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