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INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA research projects are flying aboard a Boeing 787 Dreamliner as part of Boeing’s 2020 ecoDemonstrator program. Results from these flights will help continuing development of technology to...

INSIDER: Defense

Adranos Inc., a Purdue University-affiliated company that has developed a high-performance solid rocket fuel called ALITEC for missile and space launch systems, has obtained...

INSIDER: Aerospace

In smaller spacecraft such as CubeSat satellites, a salt-based monopropellant is showing promise. The propellant, called FAM-110A, is a mixture of two commercially available salts. It...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA Ames researchers in the Vertical Motion Simulator (VMS) are designing the Human Landing System (HLS) to deliver humans to the lunar surface as part of the Artemis project. The...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

An engineer at Virginia Tech has developed an aircraft thermal management technology that stands ready for adaptation into other areas. The planar bridging-droplet thermal diodes...

Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
A diamond composite is the ultimate optics and semiconducting super-material.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Advanced thermal management is one of the keys to bringing directed energy weapons online and to allow them to operate at peak performance.
Articles: Materials
While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Learn how to fully implement a Secure Private Neural Network.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the different FPGA technologies that are available for space applications, and the process for developing the components.
Application Briefs: Defense
To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Learn about the The INTEGRITY-178 tuMP RTOS.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
This effort will mark the first representative flight of an aerospike engine after many decades of research and abandoned flight efforts.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems recently flew its SkyGuardian in the skies above Southern California as part of a joint flight demonstration with NASA.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
HyperMILL ® CAM software and 5-axis machining is being used to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.
Briefs: Aerospace
New weapons technology is needed to combat the proliferation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS).
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin (WIAMan) Project is in the process of developing anthropomorphic test devices.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
See how Modeling and Simulation (M&S) can be used to explore the design trade space of directed energy weapons.
Briefs: Aerospace
The day of the first deployable UCAV armed with a high-energy laser weapon is not far away.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Wire-connected drones are a powerful new tool for improving cellular phone and Internet networks. Fitted with cellular transceivers, tethered drones could quickly be deployed to replace...

INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA and Swift Engineering of San Clemente, CA, completed a flight test of the Swift High-Altitude Long-Endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial system. The 72-foot solar-powered HALE...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Forward Area Air Defense Command and Control (FAAD C2) system has been selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

BAE Systems received $179 million in total awards from the U.S. Army as part of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) program. This...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A microwave oven-sized CubeSat weighing just 55 pounds will serve as the first spacecraft to test a unique, elliptical lunar orbit as part of NASA’s Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

The U.S. Army has implemented an outdoor system to test swarming drones that has a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a typical testing facility.

The system tracks motion, creating...

INSIDER: Power

To produce a rechargeable battery that power electric aircraft, scientists have endeavored to replace the graphite anodes currently used in batteries with lithium metal anodes. A new...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

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