Aerospace

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Products: Electronics & Computers
Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.
Articles: Aerospace
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.
Articles: Aerospace
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Articles: Aerospace
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Application Briefs: Defense
UVision Air Ltd. recently unveiled its new modular weapon system: the Hero-120SF configuration.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Trophy Active Protection Systems will ultimately outfit four brigades of tanks.
Application Briefs: Imaging
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the launch of Puma LE.
Application Briefs: Defense
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, recently introduced RAIDER XTM, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Developing an improved model capable of generating realistic synthetic data that represents a wide range of systems can lead to new algorithms and data exploitation techniques.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The response of correlated oxides to strong electric fields and their dynamics is investigated using electrical transport measurements and electronic structure studies.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Briefs: Aerospace
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New wearables will provide soldiers and small unit leaders with actionable information needed to ensure individual and squad performance readiness.
INSIDER: Aerospace

NASA’s Safeguard uses geo-fencing technology to create no-fly zones for any equipped UAV to assure it only operates in approved airspace. It can also be used to establish flight ceilings to ensure a...

INSIDER: Aerospace

University of Illinois researchers have demonstrated a new method for testing microscopic aeronautical materials at ultra-high temperatures. The test combines two commonly...

INSIDER: Aerospace

As NASA leads the way for human exploration at the Moon and beyond, space radiation is one of the biggest hazards crews face. NASA is testing the AstroRad radiation protection vest on...

INSIDER: Propulsion

Ending NASA’s Space Shuttle into orbit required more than 3.5 million pounds of fuel, which is about 15 times heavier than a blue whale. But a new type of engine — called a...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

GPS is used every day to navigate on Earth. As NASA prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024, new laser-based technology will safely and precisely navigate astronauts to their destination.

INSIDER: Aerospace

Brown University researchers have developed a new wing design for small drones that could make them far more stable and efficient. The wing replaces the smooth contour found on the leading edges...

INSIDER: Software

Argonne National Lab scientists developed a numerical modeling tool that helps researchers better understand Rotating Detonation Engines that could one day propel the next generation of airplanes and...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

The increase in unmanned aircraft (UA) traffic is leading to an increase in communications disruptions because too many vehicles are trying to use the same limited number of frequencies.

INSIDER: Materials

Water repellency is needed for surfaces to shed condensation buildup. New research by the University of Illinois and North Carolina State University shows that the necessity...

INSIDER: Materials

Common nail polish remover combined with light upgrades it to higher-mass hydrocarbons, creating an additive that can be blended with conventional jet fuel with environmental benefits....

Products: Communications
Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Articles: Data Acquisition
Full motion video (FMV) sensors are essential assets and provide real-time situational awareness with minimal latency.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Companies are introducing "Industry 4.0" technology at a rapid pace, turning the next-generation vision of manufacturing into reality.

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