Photos of the Day: NASA’s Highly Porous, Sprayable Coating

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 9:25am
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

This is a close-up view of the highly porous, sprayable coating that Goddard technologists created to attract and then trap outgassed contaminants that harm spacecraft components. Credit: NASA

NASA Goddard technologist Nithin Abraham, a member of the team that has developed a low-cost, low-mass technique for protecting sensitive spacecraft components from outgassed contaminants, studies a paint sample in her laboratory. Credit: NASA/Pat Izzo

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