Model, NASP, thermal protection wind tunnel

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    Model, NASP, thermal protection wind tunnel

    Stainless steel wind tunnel model with yellow tape on the edges of the wings and verticals. The model has a display stand.

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This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

This is a hypersonic wind tunnel model of the NASP configuration instrumented with temperature and pressure sensors for thermal protection studies.