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21st November 2017, Mooresville, NC

Innovative smallsat features Windform XT 2.0 composite material

TuPOD deployed. © JAXA/NASATuPOD inaugurated a new era for scientists wanting to use small, highly reliable satellites, demonstrating how the use of a composite material, originally developed for the motorsports industry, is now finding many uses in space exploration.

It is the first complete 3D printed satellite launched from the ISS, made by CRP USA from CRP Technology’s proprietary material Windform XT 2.0, the carbon fibre reinforced composite 3D printing material known for its mechanical properties, developed with CRP USA.

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