Large flown insulation assembly used in the wings of the Space Shuttle to protect the aluminum structure from the radiant heat of the Reinforced Carbon-Carbon leading edge of the wing during reentry. Measuring approximately 17.5 x 10 x 5.5, the part consists of an Inconel sheet encasing insulation material, with brace bearing manufacturing information: “VO70-199861-002, S/N 001, MFR 25167,” and dated "3-8-84." Portion of body bears red spray paint. In very good to fine condition.
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