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3D MAT is developing a robust multi-functional material for use in spacecraft heatshields. The 3D-woven composite has pushed state of the art manufacturing to new levels yielding tailored materials that can be both structure and thermal protection system. The unique structural heat shield material is enabling future Orion missions to take humans far into the solar system.

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