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Transportation researchers, leaders talk composites

STARKVILLE — Researchers and leaders in the transportation industry gathered recently at Mississippi State University to explore the possibilities of a technology that the university reports is revolutionizing the design, production and use of land, air and sea vehicles. Participants discussed how to overcome barriers using composite materials by creating partnerships that serve manufacturing needs and research interests. Composites are ...

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ATK first module to NASA made completely from composites

IUKA — Alliant Techsystems (ATK) has delivered a technological first to NASA — a full-scale, crew module structure made of composite materials. The Composite Crew Module (CCM) is a unique capsule design that has the potential to reduce the overall weight of future manned launch vehicles. Full-scale structural testing will be performed at NASA’s Langley Research Center to determine the ...

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