Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Cryogenic Thermal Subsystem’s most critical function is to provide cooling to maintain the detectors in two of the Roman Coronagraph Instrument’s cameras at sufficiently low temperatures of approximately minus 161o F, which will allow them to function with the required sensitivity.
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Articles: Aerospace
With the industry’s traditional focus on welding and brazing, there has been minimal formal education on diffusion bonding.
Articles: Imaging
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has four infrared cameras to view the stars.
Articles: Design
In place of the usual gasoline-powered motors, the X-57 has two all-electric motors powered by traction batteries.
Articles: Connectivity
Circulators are primarily used in transmit-receive systems such as point-to-point radio and radar.
Articles: Design
Software and automation have enabled a step forward in cockpit design, one that is stripped down to the essentials without sacrificing functionality.
Articles: Communications
The Russian invasion in Ukraine has certainly raised the security stakes and intensified the need for simultaneous communications streams over a single platform.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Preliminary research into modifying whole effluent toxicity testing protocols designed for continuous flow discharges as applied to episodic and/or ephemeral discharges such as those associated with storm water runoff.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
New software programming using commercial off-the-shelf software for acquiring data, processing data, displaying results, and generating reports is implemented to improve the performance of a legacy system.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Sensata Technologies has developed a new fly-by-wire inceptor for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft and has provided prototypes to several advanced air mobility...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Collins Aerospace has completed Preliminary Design Review of the 1-megawatt electric motor and motor controller it’s developing for Pratt & Whitney Canada’s...

INSIDER: Weapons Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) was awarded a contract for eight MQ-9A Extended Range (ER) Unmanned Aircraft Systems as part of an ARES...

Application Briefs: Propulsion
Micro-launchers such as Orbex Prime give satellite manufacturers a dedicated launch service, in contrast to larger, ‘rideshare’ launchers, where small satellites are often a secondary payload, and frequently face significant delays.
INSIDER: Manned Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft successfully boosted the orbit of the International Space Station (ISS). Docked to the ISS since...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The Advanced Missile Signature Center of the 718th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), has been helping the Department of...

INSIDER: Defense

AFRL’s Rocket Factory In-a-Box (RFIB) program is developing a mobile, containerized Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) production capability by aggregating revolutionary design and...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

The U.S. Army’s most recent Soldier Operational Experiment (SOE) confirmed the value position of Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) in a coalition environment. This is a...

INSIDER: Defense

The new National Defense Strategy will focus on the building of a more lethal military force, the strengthening of U.S. alliances while establishing new partnerships,...

INSIDER: Weapons Systems

In today’s ever-changing world, technology is advancing at lightning speed. For the U.S. Army, that means constantly evolving vehicles, weapons, and systems. With that in mind, the U.S. Army...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Lockheed Martin is investing in innovation, celebrating a milestone marking continued growth, and advancing capability in North Alabama at its Huntsville campus, as the company broke...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

One of the aeronautical challenges of the 21st century is finding a way to quickly construct new, sustainable aircraft. Hi-Rate Composite Aircraft Manufacturing (HiCAM), one...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

The construction and equipment installation phases for the three A321XLR flight-test aircraft are rapidly nearing completion in the FAL in Hamburg before the first of...

INSIDER: Software

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), a Raytheon Technologies business, was recently awarded a $46.2 million firm-fixed-price Project-Level Agreement under the SOSSEC Consortium’s AFLCMC...

INSIDER: Propulsion

AFWERX Agility Prime partner Joby Aviation, a California-based company developing an all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, recently completed developmental...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Team members with the 717th Test Squadron, 804th Test Group, Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base are continuing to collect shadowgraph measurements...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Engineers at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex don’t always go with the flow. They realize that flow must be examined from time to time, as good flow quality is...

INSIDER: Aerospace

The International Aerospace Quality Group® (IAQG) formally announced SAE International (SAEI) as the organization’s international standards publisher. The...

INSIDER: Transportation

Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, approved a seventh Interim Capability Release mission set for the KC-46A Pegasus, increasing the aircraft’s...

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