Treating In Extraterrestrial Environment (e.g., Space, Moon, Etc.) Or Zero Gravity Environment Patents (Class 148/99)
  • Patent number: 8066796
    Abstract: A method of creating simulated agglutinate particles by applying a heat source sufficient to partially melt a raw material is provided. The raw material is preferably any lunar soil simulant, crushed mineral, mixture of crushed minerals, or similar material, and the heat source creates localized heating of the raw material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: Orbital Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Robert J. Gustafson, Marty A. Gustafson, Brant C. White
  • Publication number: 20020029823
    Abstract: A method of preparing a magnetostrictive material, including the steps of:
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2000
    Publication date: March 14, 2002
    Inventors: Hideki Minagawa, Takeshi Okutani, Hideaki Nagai, Takashi Tsurue, Yoshinori Nakata, Keiji Kamada