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NASA Spins Manufacturing Technology to Forge New Tank Hardware
03.24.10
 
Kimberly Newton
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.
256-544-0371
Kimberly.d.newton@nasa.gov

Multimedia release: 10-019


The second single-piece 5.5 meter diameter full-scale spun form dome was manufactured from a flat plate “blank” made from two pieces of aluminum lithium 2195 plate which were friction stir welded together. › Large (3456 x 2592, 180 ppi)
› Medium (516 x 387, 72 ppi)
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The second single-piece 5.5 meter diameter full-scale spun form dome was manufactured from a flat plate "blank" made from two pieces of aluminum lithium 2195 plate which were friction stir welded together. (MT Aerospace)


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