Veelo BLAC™, a super-black material that absorbs more than 99.6 percent of light, will be traveling to space as part of NASA’s Earth Science CubeSat Program on a 2018 mission to the International Space Station.
Vast opportunities exist in the aerospace, defense, and satellite industries. With aircraft demand doubling every 15 years, the composite segment of the air vehicle market is a $10 billion market opportunity. Satellite optics, just one component of a satellite, have an average price of $14 million.
Innovation. Leadership. Business acumen. These are the combination of skills that have enabled General Nano to repeatedly earn recognition for engineering innovation in the highly competitive world of startup technology companies.
Since inception, General Nano has nimbly responded to evolving marketplace needs. During one critical juncture, General Nano decided to transition from manufacturing carbon nanotubes in fibrous material form to manufacturing carbon nanotubes in sheet and material form.
From inception through present day, General Nano has been a rising start in the Cincinnati high tech manufacturing ecosystem. Take a look back at this interview broadcast by CBS Affiliate WKRC Cincinnatito see some early successes General Nano has built upon to reinvent multifunctional materials.
Impacting 21st century priorities in sustainability and science requires new technologies. This is the purpose of Veelo™ — a new class of advanced material products that General Nano is proud to launch with its customers and partners.
From the inception of the company in 2008, the United States Air Force has been at the forefront of supporting General Nano’s vision to innovate advanced materials that impact 21st century defense and commercial priorities.