NASA’s emerging microgap cooling to be tested aboard New Shepard

Greenbelt MD (SPX) May 16, 2018

An emerging technology for removing excessive, potentially damaging heat from small, tightly packed instrument electronics and other spaceflight gear will be demonstrated for the first time during an upcoming suborbital flight aboard a reusable launch vehicle.

Thermal engineer Franklin Robinson, who works at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is scheduled to fly his