• 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

Tim Heiderscheit - ME


Tim Heiderscheit is a Senior Mechanical Engineer with an M.S. and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa with over five years of experience in mechanical design and manufacturing with Pro/ENGINEER, Solid Works, and Solid Edge. Tim also has experience in experimental lab testing and is a published researcher. Drawing from a wide variety of previous roles, Tim has contributed to several Quest-NASA insulation R&D programs, including Vapor Cooled Structure MLI, Variable Gas Radiator, Multi-Environment MLI, Lunar Variable Radiator, and Light Weight Dewar, as well as the upcoming Lucy spacecraft.  Tim designs custom assembly tools and fabrication fixtures, creates thermal models of Quest products, helps establish inspection methods, performs thermal vacuum testing, and assists with prototype fabrication.