Thermal Blankets

Multi-layer insulation (MLI) blankets provide thermal insulation to help spacecraft achieve operational temperatures by reducing heat loss from thermal radiation. SDL has over a decade of experience in designing, fabricating, and installing both flight and ground MLI blankets, specializing in high-performance blankets to cover complex geometry.

  • External and internal MLI design and fabrication
  • Expertise with a large variety of external and internal layers
  • Various venting, grounding, and attachment techniques