Keyword: Spacecraft

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Aerojet Rocketdyne uses metal 3D printing technology from Velo3D to make a critical flight component lighter, smaller, and much less expensive.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Sierra Space, a commercial space company involved in creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for Low Earth orbit (LEO)...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

NASA completed manufacturing of a hydrogen tank barrel that will be tested as a weld confidence article for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s Exploration Upper Stage...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Almost 75 years ago, U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Engineers have been pushing the boundaries of ultrafast flight...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Lockheed Martin successfully performed the final full-scale ground test of the abort motor for NASA’s Orion spacecraft Launch Abort System...

INSIDER: Communications

On the battlefield, snipers rarely work alone. Snipers act as part of a system with a spotter who surveys a wide area to identify potential targets.

Articles: Manned Systems
Avionics engineering teams should minimize testing time to accelerate the pace of innovation required for the next era of space exploration.
Articles: Imaging
Drone-mounted inspection tools are breaking barriers for the F-35.
INSIDER: Aerospace

When air taxis begin shuttling us around, the rides they offer will need to be safe and smooth. These small electric aircraft will be nimble enough to operate in cities, but sudden...

Articles: Aerospace
Learn all about the miniature satellites orbiting the Earth.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Mars helicopter features six brushed DC motors.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Teledyne e2v has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to enhance its previously supplied CCD69 detector.
News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

The Defense Department relies on nuclear-armed bombers, submarines and intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as space-based sensors, to provide a strategic deterrence...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module is the first orbital experiment designed to convert sunlight for microwave power transmission for solar power satellites.
News: Aerospace

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

INSIDER: Aerospace

A sensor film monitors how well aircraft and spacecraft withstand the mechanical stresses of flight. It can ultimately reduce maintenance costs and make the reusability of space vehicles more...

Articles: Communications
There’s a better way to use light to communicate over long distances: lasers.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A spacesuit design adds the precision Model AS-FS Flow Switch from FCI Aerospace.
INSIDER: Aerospace

Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed spaceflight on July 11 carried NASA-supported technology. Sirisha Bandla of Virgin Galactic operated the experiment on the Unity 22 flight on behalf of the...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
INSIDER: Propulsion

On April 19, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. The solar-powered helicopter first became airborne...

Briefs: Weapons Systems
Low-impact sensors close a gap in the U.S. space weather observation network.
Application Briefs: Imaging
The Space Dynamics Laboratory will build six spacecraft for NASA’s Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment mission.
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: 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

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: Photonics/Optics

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...

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