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FIRESTAR TECHNOLOGIES™
1124 FLIGHT LINE RD #64
MOJAVE, CA 93501

RIDD

RIDD was a NASA Phase I contract awarded in 2005.  The purpose of this contract was to perform materials testing to determine the applicability of a deployable rigidizing composite for use as an orbital habitat wall material.

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Principal Investigator:

David Fisher


Project Status:

Project is complete.  Demonstrated deployable composites with tensile strengths exceeding 70 ksi (~480 Mpa)  and densities less than 1 g/cc.  The material’s mechanical, thermal, and background information can be provided upon request.