Keyword: Lightning protection

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This system protects workers on lightning and telecommunications towers, and on oil and gas platforms.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
KSC Weather Data Archive

The Spaceport Weather Data Archive provides a fully searchable database of weather data gathered at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Not only can the user easily retrieve data and download it, but the user can also view graphically the weather data on a map overlay. The data are...

Briefs: Materials

NASA Langley Research Center has developed a method to create Sequential/Simultaneous Multi-Metallized Nanocomposites (S2M2N) via supercritical fluid (SCF) sequential or...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

NASA Langley Research Center’s Electric Field Imaging (EFI) system is the only noncontact method capable of quantitatively measuring the magnitude and direction of electrostatic...

Briefs: Aerospace

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a sensor technology for structural health monitoring on composite aircraft surfaces. When conventional aircraft are struck by lightning, the result can...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Circuit protection components
Chicago, IL

Circuit protection is an essential part of any electrical or...

Briefs: Software is a Danish consulting engineering firm with expertise in lightning protection and high-voltage engineering. The company, founded in 2005, tackles...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Genesis HighSpeed data acquisition system and Perception software
Marlboro, MA

NASA Kennedy Space Center, based in Cape Canaveral, FL,...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Genesis HighSpeed data acquisition products
Marlborough, MA

In order to protect the space shuttle from lightning strikes...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Improved Lightning-Current Measurements on a Protective Wire

A test procedure has been devised to increase the accuracy with which lightning currents on a protective wire can be determined from raw current measurements. The procedure was conceived specifically for determining lightning currents on a steel cable used to protect the space shuttle...