Click here to read this item in full if you are a subscriber to this newsletter
Our Shopping Cart is currently not working; please phone us on +44 870 1657210 in working hours (08.30 to 18.00 UK time) to place your order or, at other times, please email email@example.com specifying the Publication, Title and Issue date of the item you require.
Issue: November 2009, page: 5
Silicon carbide composite returns to earth after testing in space
After 18 months in low-Earth orbit, a batch of ceramic composite coupons developed by the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA, has returned. The coupons were tested in space for their resistance to damage by atomic oxygen and intense ultraviolet (UV) radiation.