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Gemini 12 Gallery


A detail of the worn spot in the heat shield as shown in dsc21432.jpg.

The upper portion is where the heat shield was charred, but in the lower left an area where the charred ablator has fallen off, showing the honeycomb structure of the virgin heat shield material.

Time picture taken Tue Nov 28 10:45:31 2006
Location picture taken Shoot for the Moon Exhibit
Adler Planetarium
Chicago, IL
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