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2014-12-31
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Engineers designed a unique aluminum round structure capable of resisting temperatures as low as -200˚C and weighing less than 60 kg.
2014-12-31
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Gaining advanced knowledge in propulsion, turbomachinery, and lightweighting contributed to the successful conclusion of the German research project AVIGLE.
2014-12-31
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NASA has formed unfunded partnerships with four U.S. companies to develop new space capabilities available to the government and other customers. The Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities (CCSC) initiative is designed to advance private-sector development of integrated space capabilities through access to NASA's spaceflight resources and ensure emerging products or services are commercially available to government and non-government customers within approximately the next five years.
2014-12-30
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With air traffic expected to increase four-fold between now and 2050, a global fleet of composite planes could help reduce carbon emissions by up to 15%, a value researchers say roughly corresponds to current emissions levels.
2014-12-22
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Boeing has begun construction on a 7000-ft² addition to its research and technology center in Alabama. The Center for Applied Simulation and Analytics (CASA) will serve as a hub for Boeing, its research partners, and academic collaborators to create and develop simulation and analytics technologies, providing advanced simulation of Boeing products from concepts through operations.
2014-12-03
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Toho Tenax has developed a new prepreg that offers super-high-heat and -oxidation resistance suited to aircraft and automotive engine compartments. The supplier also recently released a new rapid-curing prepeg for increased productivity.
2014-12-01
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Dry drilling of composite-Ti stack-ups via CO2 avoids the problems associated with liquid coolants used in fuselage hole drilling, while delivering benefits in productivity, tool life, and hole quality.
2014-11-25
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Ophir Photonics’ 1000WP-BB-34 high-power water cooled thermal sensor is designed with the requirement that all materials coming in contact with the cooling water are either copper or nonmetallic.
2014-11-25
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The SXUVPS4 multi-element photo detector from Opto Diode has a 5 mm² active area in a quadrant configuration.
2014-11-25
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The YASDA YMC 430 Ver. II micro machining center from Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is suitable for the ultra-precise manufacturing and high surface finishes required on small, complex features in components and dies or molds.
2014-11-25
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3D Systems has developed its fastest fab-grade selective laser sintering system yet, the ProX 500 Plus.
2014-11-25
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AVX has released a new version of its SpiCalci simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance characteristics and parameters for its switch mode power supply capacitors.
2014-11-17
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Composite supplier Toray Industries signed an agreement to expand its current contract for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to include the 777X wings. The addition of the 777X to the current 787 contract represents a significant increase in the material provided to Boeing by Toray.
2014-11-17
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First flight of the twin-engine plane is expected by the end of this year, with initial delivery in 2016.
2014-11-10
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Stanford's Yi Cui and colleagues have created a lithium-ion battery that alerts users of potential overheating and fire.
2014-11-05
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Engineering teams take the first step toward what could become a full demonstration program with the potential to “shape the future of combat aerospace in Europe.”
2014-10-29
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NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on an advanced rocket-engine thrust chamber assembly using copper alloy additive manufacturing technology. Full-scale demonstration is the next step in the technology’s development path.
2014-10-27
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Northrop Grumman Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of its Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab) at the company's Space Park facility in Redondo Beach, CA. The 5500-ft² laboratory was inspired and developed by a group of more than 70 employees, providing both engineers and non-engineers a space to share concepts, innovate, and hatch the next big idea.
2014-10-24
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NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to supply the thrusters that would help land the next rover on Mars after it is launched in 2020. Under a contract from the U.S.
2014-10-24
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Houston, TX-based Intuitive Machines LLC in cooperation with NASA has been selected by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to develop a Terrestrial Return Vehicle (TRV) that will enable on-demand, rapid return of small samples and components from the International Space Station (ISS) National Laboratory to Earth.
2014-10-24
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Boeing on Oct. 21 celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett, WA, campus. Permitting for the new 1 million-ft² facility was completed seven weeks earlier than anticipated, allowing for an accelerated start to construction.
2014-10-24
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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a contract for the accelerated development of its SideArm launch and recovery system. Demonstration of the SideArm technology was a key part of Aurora's work on the Tactically Enhanced Reconnaissance Node (Tern) program.
2014-10-23
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The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has selected Saab to deploy Advanced–Surface Movement Guidance & Control Systems (A-SMGCS) at five airports in India. The Saab A-SMGCS will enhance situational awareness and runway safety at these growing airports.
2014-10-23
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While attending the International Astronautical Congress, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). met Sept. 30 to discuss and sign a charter that establishes a NASA-ISRO Mars Working Group to investigate enhanced cooperation between the two countries in Mars exploration.
2014-10-22
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As someone who benefited greatly from college scholarships, the Chair of SAE International’s Scholarship Committee, Ken Wolfgram, doesn’t want anyone to miss the upcoming application deadlines.
2014-10-22
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Stephen Foster, CEO and Co-Founder of ThoughtSTEM, has a new outlook on STEM education and the utilities that can be used to get kids involved in software coding.
2014-10-17
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Advanced Thermal Solutions’ portable chiller systems and liquid-to-air heat exchangers aid in controlling fluid temperatures in looped liquid cooling systems.
2014-10-03
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Since the UAV is completely electrically powered, the analysis of the energy management of the integrated electrical system was critical to the development of the UAV.
2014-10-03
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Based on the rotor coaxial design used in Sikorsky’s X2 technology demonstrator, the S-97 features next-generation technologies in a multi-mission configuration (armed aerial scout or light assault).
2014-10-02
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With its European base and global presence, it would only make sense that Airbus would take a leading role in the EU’s CleanSky 2, a joint technology initiative that is the follow-up to the CleanSky aerospace research program.
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