recovery capsule

recovery capsule

[ri′kəv·ə·rē ‚kap·səl]
(aerospace engineering)
A space capsule designed to be recovered after reentry.
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Some specimens were shielded only by the thin aluminum covering of the specimen capsule and the comparatively thin shell of the recovery capsule.
The recovery capsule has been flown successfully using an undercarriage from a microlight aircraft and a steerable parachute.
The recovery capsule is expected to land in Australia in June.
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