Keyword: Spacecraft

Articles: Materials
Thanos Yiagopoulos, Chief Technology Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, discusses how engineers can determine the best product for their application.
Articles: Materials
A vision-based control algorithm saves a quadrotor after the complete loss of a single motor.
Articles: Materials
With Artemis II — the first crewed flight of SLS and Orion — four astronauts will travel to the lunar environment in 2024.
Articles: Aerospace
The third flight of SLS and Orion will carry the first woman and first person of color to the Moon.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
With the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft, NASA will return humans to the lunar surface.
Articles: Aerospace
Artemis I will launch from Kennedy Space Center into Earth orbit, where it will travel 40,000 miles beyond the Moon.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
As the U.S. lands a craft on the Moon for the first time since 1972, technology built by Louisiana State University students will report back from the lunar surface.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Application Briefs: Software
Interstellar used Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to design and develop its first prototype: BioPod.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The valve enables telerobotic resupplying of media such as propellant and pressurant.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This below-the-hook device enables gentle crane placement to decrease the risk of property damage.
Briefs: Aerospace
SMA tube elements drive rotary and ring gear motion in compact, powerful actuators.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include manned deep space exploration and terrestrial CO2 removal systems.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The solution increases water recovery, prevents mineral scaling, and cuts the volume of brines in half.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The Earth Imaging Spectrometer instrument is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Terrestrial uses include physical therapy, clinical diagnosis, athletic training and performance, and robust exercise equipment.
Briefs: Aerospace
The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.
Briefs: Aerospace
The software automatically checks mission operations logs.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This software could also be used for indoor navigation assistance for the visually impaired.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
The interface enables one person to accomplish tasks that previously required two sets of hands.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm (COLDArm) is a first-of-its-kind robotic technology.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A team has introduced a new method for taking high-res images of fast-moving and rotating objects in space, such as satellites or debris in low-Earth orbit.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using microwaves reduces the cost of launching rockets.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
An algorithm runs onboard a vehicle, providing important real-time data to aid in steering the craft.
Briefs: Materials
This method increases burn rate of solid propellants.
Briefs: Power
Thrusters based on magnetic reconnection could complete long-distance missions in a shorter period of time.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Articles: Aerospace
Highly purified, low-outgassing silicones prevent material degradation in satellites and space vehicles.