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Alternative Fabrication Designs for Carbon-Carbon (C-C) Nozzle Extensions, Phase I

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Alternative Fabrication Designs for Carbon-Carbon (C-C) Nozzle Extensions, Phase I
In order for carbon-carbon nozzle extensions and exit cones to serve as practical, low cost components for future Earth-to-Orbit propulsion systems, it is necessary to develop alternative fabrication methods coupled with proven design and analysis tools. Two-dimensional (2D) C-C components are typically less expensive and potentially lower weight than C-C parts fabricated using 3D woven preforms. More »

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