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- Metal Foams -

One project in the field of metal foam formation is currently being co-ordinated by ESA. The project below was submitted, in response to an Announcement of Opportunity in 1999 (AO-99), and subsequently received an 'Outstanding' rating during the peer-evaluation process. This peer review was based on scientific merit, innovation, industrial interest and microgravity relevance.

Please click on the following links for more details about the project...

mg-FOAM
Development of Advanced Foams under Microgravity
(AO-99-075)

Courtesy: Prof. J. Banhart, HMI, Berlin