Contrails
The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

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16 reports

Rigidizable Expandable Aerospace Structures

Author(s): Spain, R. G.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 309-326
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Development of Fabric-Based Materials for Space Applications

Author(s): Gosnell, C. N.
Corporate Author: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 291-307
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Development of Quartz Fiber Parachute Materials

Author(s): Chu, C. C.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 217-233
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High Strength Glass Fiber Tapes and Webbings for High Temperature Pressure Packed Decelerator Applications

Author(s): Cobb, Jr., E. S.
Corporate Author: Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 206-216
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Conversion of High Modulus Materials into Flexible Fabric Structures

Author(s): Coplan, M. J.
Corporate Author: Fabric Research Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 183-205
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Metal Filaments for High-Temperature Fabrics

Author(s): Newton, E. H.
Corporate Author: Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 143-181
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Processing of Superalloy Multifilament Yarn

Author(s): Rizzardi, John A.
Corporate Author: Hoskins Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 127-141
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HT-1 Fibrous Structures

Author(s): Little, Jr., C. O.
Corporate Author: Fibrous Materials Branch, Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 116-126
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Deterioration of Fibrous Materials by Ultraviolet Light

Author(s): Stephenson, C. V.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 97-115
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Aromatic Polymers for Thermally Fibers and Films I) Polybenzimidazoles II) Poly(1,3,4-Oxadiazoles)

Author(s): Frazer, August H.
Corporate Author: E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 57-95
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Investigation of Thiazole Polymers for Heat-Resistant Fibers and Films: I. Syntheses and Properties of Polymers

Author(s): Sheehan, W, C,
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 13-38
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Air Force Fibrous Materials Requirements

Author(s): Ross, J. H.
Corporate Author: Fibrous Materials Branch, Nonmetallic Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 1-12
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New and Improved Material for Expandable Structures

Author(s): Marco, D. M.
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 327-370
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Table of Contents

Author(s): Ross, Jack H. (Ed.)
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. i-vi
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Thermal Transport and Radiative Properties of Fibrous Structural Materials

Author(s): Lis, S. J.
Corporate Author: General American Transportation Company, MRD Division
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 235-289
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Investigation of Thiazole Polymers for Heat-Resistant Fibers and Films: II. Preparation and Properties of Fibers and Films of p-Bis(Bromoacetyl)Benzene-Dithioadipamide Polymer

Author(s): Sheehan, W. C.
Corporate Author: Southern Research Institute
Laboratory: Directorate of Materials & Processes
Date of Publication: 1963-01
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-964, p. 39-55
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