• Quest advanced vapor cooled, vacuum shell technology insulates LH2 tanks for aircraft
  • Quest Discrete Spacer Technology supports thin, lightweight vacuum shell for Mars surface operation
  • Quest IMLI insulates part of Roman Space Telescope
  • Quest IMLI enables Lunar Environmental Monitoring Station to survive cold lunar night
  • Quest IMLI insulates cryogenic receiver dewar for NASA RRM3, first in-space cryogenic fluid transfer
  • Quest IMLI insulates the detector for Lucy spacecraft heading to Jupiter Asteroids
  • Quest IMLI insulation on the NASA GPIM spacecraft
  • Quest Load Bearing Insulation helps make NASA Reduced Boil-Off test a success

Press Releases

November 22 2013
November 2013, Aerospace newsletter talks about Quest and new thermal insulation systems

October 01 2013
October 2013, Ball Aerospace GPIM to test new thermal insulation

July 02 2013
July 2013, Quest Thermal CEO Alan Kopelove meets with Secretary of Commerce Pritzker at CEO  Roundtable

July 01 2013
July 2013, Ball and Quest begin testing new IMLI insulation for use on Green Propellant Mission Technology Demonstration Mission

June 01 2013
June 2013, Space Cryogenics review article in Cold Facts describes MLI evolution

May 01 2013
May 2013, NASA awards Quest Thermal Group a Phase I contract for R&D on novel Advanced Cooled Shield MLI concept

March 01 2013
March 2013, NASA Game Changing Development Press Release, “Making Sure That Propellant Is Available in Space”

November 01 2012
November 2012, Quest Thermal Group Success Story published in NASA newsletter The Concept, Vol 3 No 3

June 01 2012
June 2012, Quest presents papers on MMOD-MLI and IMLI at the NASA SBIR Technologies Workshop

May 01 2012
May 2012, Quest and Ball awarded Phase III contract to develop, build and install new Load Bearing MLI on NASA Multicenter Liquid Hydrogen Reduced Boiloff Test Program

March 01 2012
March 2012, Gary Mills presents paper on IMLI and LRMLI modeling and testing at the Spacecraft Thermal Control Workshop

July 01 2011
July 2011, Quest wins NASA contract for Phase II work on Wrapped MLI

June 02 2011
June 2011, Quest presents paper on Load Responsive Multilayer Insulation Phase II results at the Space Cryogenics Workshop

June 01 2011
June 2011, Quest presents Wrapped Multilayer Insulation results at Cryogenics Engineering Conference

March 01 2011
March 2011, Ball Aerospace engineer discusses IMLI use for Cryogenic Propellant Depot Design at the Future In-Space Operations conference

July 02 2010
July 2010 - Quest Attends NASA Cryogenic Payload Testbed Workshop

July 01 2010
July 2010 - Quest's Wrapped-MLI Nearly 4 Times Better Than Current Transfer Pipe Insulation

March 01 2010
March, 2010 - NASA Funds LRMLI Phase II SBIR Program at Quest

February 01 2010
February 2010 - NASA Awards Quest a Small Business Innovation Research contract

January 01 2010
January, 2010 - Quest's IMLI is 27% Better Per Layer Than Current High-Performance MLI

November 01 2009
November 2009 - Quest Invited to Johnson Space Center to Attend NASA Workshop

June 01 2009
June, 2009 - Quest Presents "Integrated and Load Responsive Multilayer Insulation" at Cryogenics Engineering Conference

April 01 2009
April, 2009 - Quest Published in NASA Tech Briefs April 2009

March 02 2009
March, 2009 - NASA Funds Load Responsive MLI Phase I Program

April 01 2008
April, 2008 - NASA Awards a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research contract

February 01 2008
February, 2008 - NASA Awards a Small Business Innovation Research Phase II contract

February 01 2007
February, 2007 - NASA Awards Quest contract to Develop Integrated Multilayer Insulation