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The Only Throwaway Component on the Space Shuttle: The External Fuel Tank

3/29/98


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Table of Contents

The Only Throwaway Component on the Space Shuttle: The External Fuel Tank

Introduction for the External Tank (ET)

History

Components of the ET

Liquid Oxygen Tank

Intertank

Liquid Hydrogen Tank

Thermal Protection System

ET Hardware

Super Lightweight Tank (SLWT)

Operation

Future Uses

PPT Slide

Conclusion

Author: Dave R. Hunt

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