Aluminum’s Space Age Strength Proves Its Mettle for Earthly Travel Too

NASA’s new Orion spacecraft relies on high-strength aluminum alloys to safeguard astronauts traveling in deep space. Aluminum’s crash absorption, driving performance and environmental sustainability advantages – at 1/3 the weight of steel – makes it the fastest-growing choice for automakers right here on earth, too.

Learn more about aluminum’s strength from U.S. astronaut Dan Tani and download the latest on aluminum in the auto industry.