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Space Blanket

A low-weight, low-bulk blanket made of heat-reflective thin plastic sheeting.

Then:

Developed by NASA and the A&D industry in 1964 for use on the exterior surfaces of spacecraft.

Now:

Commonly found in first aid kits and camping equipment, space blankets reflect 97% of the body heat that would otherwise escape through thermal radiation, water evaporation, or convection.