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Metamaterial solar reflectors remove heat from spacecraft and satellites
10 May, 2018 | LaserFocusWorldFull Text External Link Indicator
"A team that includes researchers from the University of Southampton (Southampton, England) has developed new technology that could significantly improve spacecraft or satellite exploration. Metamaterial Optical Solar Reflectors (meta-OSRs) are the first-surface coatings on the outside of a spacecraft, designed to effectively radiate infrared heat away from the surface while reflecting most of the optical solar spectrum." by Gail Overton