Keyword: Spacecraft

Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include manned deep space exploration and terrestrial CO2 removal systems.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The Earth Imaging Spectrometer instrument is heading to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.
Briefs: Software
The software automatically checks mission operations logs.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The Cold Operable Lunar Deployable Arm (COLDArm) is a first-of-its-kind robotic technology.
Briefs: Aerospace
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.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Using microwaves reduces the cost of launching rockets.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
An algorithm runs onboard a vehicle, providing important real-time data to aid in steering the craft.
Briefs: Aerospace
This method increases burn rate of solid propellants.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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: Energy
Thrusters based on magnetic reconnection could complete long-distance missions in a shorter period of time.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Articles: Materials
Highly purified, low-outgassing silicones prevent material degradation in satellites and space vehicles.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Perseverance is the first leg of a round trip to Mars.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The technology could continuously monitor fluid flow in pipes on the International Space Station and prevent satellites from colliding.
Articles: Energy
NASA-funded research by Clemson University scientists could lead to the creation of lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit or even a Mars rover.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Applications include aerospace, automotive, commercial spaceflight, scuba diving equipment, and for first responders.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
See how Space Dynamics Laboratory built the electronics for a three-camera suite onboard OSIRIS-REx.
Articles: Test & Measurement
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
Briefs: Communications
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
Briefs: Aerospace
The thermal management technology could also be used for server farms and spacecraft.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
What does wave energy have to do with space exploration? Plenty, it turns out.
NASA Spinoff: Aerospace
A technique to assess astronauts’ balance recovery helps people assess their risk of falling.
Facility Focus: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Materials
The instrument has uses in photography where the goal is to image a dim object near a bright one.

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