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With spacecraft it isn't so much a matter of reflecting heat as it is radiating heat away. Black actual is better for radiating heat than white and with a spacecraft the heat comes from inside, not outside. Remember Apollo 13? The problem was not heat when they shut down the power.
Black seems like the last color you would want it to be if you want to reflect heat.
Originally posted by JimOberg
Originally posted by mirageman
Maybe Mr. Oberg will be along to confirm what these photos show?
Nah, I've had my say on this subject, you're on your own. [grin]
Originally posted by Saneeto
Mr. super moderator, do bear in mind that we have like a dozen more threads on 'The Black Knight Satellite'.