The crafters making blankets for space
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Oxfordshire crafters making blankets for space

Angela Ashill and Kim Morgan are keen crafters.

And now their skills are being used at RAL Space, in Harwell, Oxfordshire, which develops and makes products for space.

The thermal blankets they make protect space instruments from extreme temperatures.

With every kilogram launched into space costing several thousand pounds, everything has to be precision perfect when it gets into orbit.

  • 27 Jan 2018