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Top right: Cloud particle sizing probes in Glennís Icing Research Tunnel; NASA Twin Otter icing research aircraft; and right wing of NASA Twin Otter showing Supercooled Large Droplet ice accretion and cloud-particle sizing probe.
Center: VentureStar reusable launch vehicle, which will use a titanium aluminide metallic thermal protection system.
Bottom left: Glennís cool flame experiment aboard NASAís KC-135 reduced-gravity aircraft studies very weak flames that spontaneously occur at temperatures as low as 120 °C and can develop into conventional hot flames under certain conditions.
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