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Challenger-Columbia Structures and Materials



  • Material properties and characterization


  • Pulsed Laser Deposition System
  • Electron Beam Deposition System
  • Multiple High Temperature Furnaces
  • X-Ray Diffraction
  • Fatigue and Impact Testing Systems
  • Nano-Indentation System
  • Vacuum Ovens
  • Composite fabrication




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The University of Texas at El Paso
MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research
College of Engineering 
Metallurgy Building Room M-305
500 W University 
El Paso, Texas 79968-9521