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Self-healing Nanocomposites for Reusable Composite Cryotanks, Phase I

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Self-healing Nanocomposites for Reusable Composite Cryotanks, Phase I
Composite cryotanks, or Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels (COPVs), offer advantages over currently used aluminum-lithium cryotanks, particularly with respect to weight savings. Future NASA missions are expected to use COPVs in spaceflight propellant tanks to store fuels, oxidizers, and other liquids for launch and space exploration vehicles. More »

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