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TAI's News Page provides updates on important aerospace, commercial, and research programs using our thermal strap products, and covers other helpful topics including: how to draft strap specifications and SOW's, helping you through the strap design and ordering processes, and notices regarding our new thermal strap catalogs, products and offerings. Come back for more updates on successful customer programs, and news & pictures from TAI and our customers.

PyroFlex™ Thermal Straps used on NASA CubeSat Initiative's HyTI Instrument

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TAI's PyroFlex™ thermal strap products (made with pyrolytic graphite film), will be used to cool a revolutionary hyperspectral imaging system developed in a joint effort between NASA JPL, the University of Hawaii's Space Flight Laboratory (HSFL), and the California Institute of Technology, called the Hyperspectral Thermal Imager (HyTI). The instrument is currently scheduled to launch in late 2021, moving our PyroFlex™ products up from TRL 8, to NASA TRL 9, within the next several months (unless previous programs with General Atomics and Lockheed Martin beat NASA to it)!

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Thermal Straps - HyTI Imager with TAI's PGL thermal link products

Orion Launches with TAI's Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps

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At 7:05 am EST (12:05 GMT) on December 5th, NASA successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft on a mission that it hopes will “foreshadow the first human expedition to Mars.”

Orion was launched in Cape Canaveral, Florida, carried into the skies on the Delta IV heavy rocket.

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