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Studless Winter TiresGoodyear Tire and Rubber Company developed a material for Johnson Space Center used as parachute shrouds to soft land the Vikings through the tenuous Martian atmosphere and has been adapted to new radial tire five times stronger than steel. Fiber has a chain-like molecular structure that gives it incredible strength in proportion to its weight. Material is expected to increase tread life by 10,000 miles.
Document ID
20030005466
Document Type
Other
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 1976
Publication Information
Publication: Spinoff 1976
Subject Category
Mechanical Engineering
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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