It's hard to get. There are only 1 or 2 manufacturers of the stuff,
they're working at capacity and can't make it fast enough for the space
related orders coming in. I contacted on a couple of years ago about
getting some, and they told me they can't help...they were 3-4 years
booked on orders. I wanted a thin aerogel blanket as house insulation.
The sales person told me I wasn't the first and it'd be a decade
before they could get production to affordable levels.
Since you're busy practicing parsing that question, I'm not sure if I
should interrupt with a reply. ;)
The Wiki article - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerogel - gives some
hints to the answer. The liquid in the original gel is replaced by a
gas, the aerogel is very hygroscopic and it it shatters
(catastrophically) when crushed. I'd surmise that mixing the liquid
back into crushed aerogel would, for the most part, put the stuff back
in its original state.
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