Constellations, Launch, New Space and more…
“Stefan Pogatscher”
Aluminium Alloy Research Could Benefit Crewed Space Missions
MIAMI-2 research facility (Credit: University of Huddersfield)

HUDDERSFIELD, UK (University of Huddersfield PR) — Manned space missions in spacecraft made of aluminium that is light yet resistant to radiation could be a step nearer following research involving a world-leading facility at the University of Huddersfield.

The MIAMI-2 – Microscopes and Ion Accelerators for Materials Investigations – facility has helped Dr Matheus Tunes investigate a new alloy that will harden aluminium without increasing its weight significantly.

  • Parabolic Arc
  • December 9, 2020