Introducing SLIC, the Super Lightweight Interchangeable Carrier on STS-125 SM4 to carry WFC3 to HST. SLIC is made of carbon fiber with a cyanate ester resin and a titanium metal matrix composite; it's the first all‐composite carrier to fly on the shuttle. This technology is being transferred to the Constellation program.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
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