Keyword: Aerospace

Aerospace

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A plethora of new, dynamic threats flood the EW spectrum, pushing threat detection and analysis to keep pace.
Articles: Communications
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Future lunar landers might come equipped with 3D printed rocket engine parts that help bring down overall manufacturing costs and reduce production time. NASA is investing in...

INSIDER: Materials

Project MEDAL: Machine Learning for Additive Manufacturing Experimental Design is being led by Intellegens, a University of Cambridge spin-out specializing in artificial...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Northrop Grumman's Huntsville Manufacturing Center has taken delivery of six shelters that will be outfitted as Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command...

INSIDER: Propulsion

A CubeSat is exploring the feasibility of a new propulsion method that could enable very small satellites to move around Earth’s orbit without carrying fuel. This could pave the way for...

INSIDER: Aerospace

For drones with four propellers – also known as quadcopters – the failure of one motor is a big problem. When one rotor fails, the drone begins to spin on itself like a ballerina. This...

INSIDER: Aerospace

As air travel has increased, the challenge of keeping track of all the moving parts of an airport has only grown. A digital wireless airport communications system developed in part...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Washington State University researchers used the ancient Japanese art of paper folding to possibly solve a key challenge for outer space travel – how to store and move fuel to rocket engines.

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Army researchers invented a hinge that improves how quickly a quadrotor the size of a king-sized mattress can ascend from the ground to the rooftop of a two-story building, particularly with large...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Army and academic researchers developed a novel design to automatically adjust aircraft engine rotor blade positions mid-flight, a tactic that could improve turbine engine performance.

INSIDER: Aerospace

In order for future lunar exploration missions to be successful and land more precisely, engineers must equip spacecraft with technologies that allow them to “see” where they...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Liquids aren’t as well behaved in space as they are on Earth. Inside a spacecraft, microgravity allows liquids to freely slosh and float about. The National Institute of Standards and Technology...

INSIDER: Materials

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A phenomenon called “Sporadic E” naturally occurs in the upper atmosphere and disrupts radio waves.
Articles: Aerospace
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Articles: Aerospace
Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
A company was retrofitting older avionics and needed a CAD model of the panel to see how it would fit.
Briefs: Materials
Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Using cellulose crystals as building blocks for the design and development of new low-density functional polymer composites.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Briefs: Materials
Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The advent of nanoparticle fuels enables new kinds of reactions, and new kinds of applications.
Briefs: Materials
Incorporating zirconia particles into polyurea elastomers to form hybrid composites and designing them into state-of-the-art body armor has the potential to achieve lightweight ballistic efficiency.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
For SOSA/HOST systems, there are chassis platforms for development that provide relatively cost-effective, versatile, and powerful solutions.
Articles: Software
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
INSIDER: Aerospace

An intelligent parachute system deploys itself an emergency to bring the damaged drone safely to the ground. The system can be easily mounted to a drone at any time using a bayonet lock.

INSIDER: Propulsion

Advanced designs that will propel NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, to flight recently underwent wind tunnel testing at Langley Research Center.

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Articles: Test & Measurement

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