Available to US citizens only/no export. Thick black-and-white tile designed for use on the Space Shuttle Orbiter Thermal Protection System, measuring 6″ x 6″ x 2.75″, marked as part number "V070-394504-267-009630." Sealed in plastic due to its silica composition. Each Space Shuttle carried over 24,000 separate TPS tiles, each a different size and shape. In fine condition.
Provenance: The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center in Prince Frederick, MD.
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