Keyword: Solar Power

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Articles: Propulsion
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
INSIDER: Energy

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers recently demonstrated Hybrid Tiger, an electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with multi-day endurance flight capability. The team integrated...

Briefs: Energy
A new study explores the dynamics behavior of the parallel mechanism mounted UAV.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Pvilion, a solar-powered fabric provider, was recently awarded a contract by the United State Air Force (USAF).
News: Energy

Marelli North America is offering a solution to the problem of interior air quality in shared-use/autonomous vehicles. The upgraded HVAC setup purifies passenger car cabin air, including the...

Briefs: Weapons Systems
Research demonstrates that a surveillance mission is still achievable by unmanned vehicles while performing autonomous soaring.
Briefs: Materials
Metal matrix composites can electrically bridge the cracks that appear in semiconductor substrates and the composite grid lines.
Briefs: Energy
Lightweight Sensing and Control System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring

A new sensing and control system for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) allows for semi-autonomous flight. Pilots need not leave the ground to conduct routine monitoring and surveillance quickly and cost-effectively. Such systems are particularly useful during long flight...

News: Energy
The increased use of photonics has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions — by 3-billion tons.
News: Aerospace
Three new unmanned helicopters were unveiled at AUVSI’s XPONENTIAL show in Chicago.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

NASA spacecraft typically rely on human-controlled radio systems to communicate with Earth. As collection of space data increases, NASA looks to alternative radio technologies to...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

In order to address issues related to mechanical and vibrational stresses that are commonly experienced in mounting, launch,...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Experts at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) continue to expand the scope of their technological expertise, rising above the Earth’s surface to meet the...

Articles: Energy

One of the largest problems facing the aerospace industry involves size, weight, and power (SWaP) analysis and the increasing size of payloads with typically a finite amount of power to drive ever more demanding systems....

News: Energy

EnerDel’s second-generation Mobile Hybrid Power System (MHPS) was delivered in May to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Research and Development Center in Champaign, IL. It...

INSIDER: Defense

Soldiers are enlisting the sun's power in Afghanistan. Ten solar generators are now providing special forces soldiers in distant outposts with the energy they need to accomplish their...

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