TechEdSat Exo-Brake (image) NASA/Johnson Space Center Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a graphic rendering of TechEdSat-4 with exo-brake deployed. Exo-brake is an aerodynamic specially-designed parachute-like device, that causes the satellite to de-orbit and re-enter Earth's atmosphere. Credit NASA Ames Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.