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Sylvia Johnson to provide new perspectives on thermal protection systems at ICACC’16

By April Gocha / December 14, 2015

The upcoming ICACC’16, Jan, 24–29, 2016, also has in store a special celebration to commemorate the meeting’s 40th anniversary. The 40th Jubilee celebration will include special events, a commemorative book, and even a unique symposium featuring top experts in engineered ceramics.

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Video of the week- Sylvia Johnson on NASA’s thermal protection systems

By / August 12, 2009

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/sylvia_johnson.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/sylvia_johnson.jpg}] Sylvia Johnson, branch chief for the Thermal Protection Materials and Systems Branch of the NASA Ames Research Center, discusses applications related to thermal protection systems that she and her team have been developing for NASA space vehicles. She describes the differences between reusable TPS used, for example, with the space shuttle,…

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