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Aerogel is a light, porous gel in which the liquid component of the gel has been replaced with a gas. This results in a substance with incredible heat insulation. It is an advanced material and is crafted with the Fabricator. It is crafted with Gel Sacks and Rubies. It is used in various high end construction including the Prawn Suit.


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Uses In Crafting


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Habitat Builder

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Mobile Vehicle Bay

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Vehicle Upgrade Console

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Cyclops Upgrade Console

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Spoiler alert: The following section contains story related material.

Rocket Base

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Aerogel is a real substance, it is used to take samples from asteroids.