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Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Coming Soon - The Impact of SOSA on Military Computing

The Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) is a relatively new standard being driven by the Air Force, Army, Navy, and various government agencies to develop a unified, technical, open systems architecture standard for complex systems such as radar, EO/IR, SIGINT, electronic...

Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Space Technology - October 2021

A new era of space exploration is set to begin with Artemis 1, the first in a series of increasingly complex NASA missions that will take humans back to the moon and then on to Mars. Read all about it in this...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Growing large-area graphene on optical substrates enables use in photonics devices.
UpFront: Energy
NASA reveals winners of a CO2 conversion challenge.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
New Variables for Iterative Transform Phase Retrieval
This approach provides a more general framework for performing Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT) calculations.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applications include planetary exploration and imaging systems used in surveillance, navigation, and target recognition.
Briefs: Software
This evaluation tool for low-altitude air traffic operations can be used by the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) industry.
Facility Focus: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
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.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include telecommunications, optical switching, and quantum computing.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The compact instrument measures thermal conductivity of materials at below ambient temperatures.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Briefs: Automotive
Vibration-absorbing resonators could better soundproof walls and make vehicles more streamlined.
Blog: Aerospace
A NASA expert explains why the Artemis mission will rely on a fascinating orbit known as the "Gateway."
Blog: Aerospace
A NASA expert explains the big difference between the lunar south pole and the Moon's equator.
Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks about NASA's Artemis mission: "Are there other objectives for specifically lunar operations besides preparing and training for Mars mission?"
Blog: Propulsion
Before human explorers can head to the Moon and beyond, they need to tackle these three important tasks.
Blog: Aerospace
As NASA prepares to send astronauts back to the Moon, human explorers will have to handle microgravity conditions and other elements that take a toll on the body.
On-Demand Webinars: Aerospace
Artemis: Back to the Moon

With the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024, using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before. NASA is continuing America's journey of discovery by developing space technologies and building the next-generation rocket, spacecraft,...

White Papers: Medical
Your Solution to 7 Metal Surface Problems

Electropolishing is the preferred finishing method for critical metal parts across industries.

Articles: Electronics & Computers
CEO Keith Moore tells Tech Briefs about the unique challenges facing testing engineers in aerospace.
White Papers: Design
H2OLock Advanced Desiccant

H2OLock pressed desiccants provide a single solution to both moisture and durability concerns in aerospace, defense, optics, and industrial products. A moisture adsorber and structural component in one,...

Blog: Aerospace
With good shielding and good timing, Mars-bound astronauts are safe from radiation, according to a recent study.
Blog: Aerospace
Professor Francois Barthelat wants to incorporate the fish fin's strong, flexible characteristics into robotic and aerospace designs.
Blog: Propulsion
A team at the University of Tsukuba used a beam of microwave radiation to a launch a drone into the air. Can this type of propulsion take off?
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn different strategies for addressing outdated avionics, like adding in commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products.
Application Briefs: Software
Interstellar used Dassault’s 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to design and develop its first prototype: BioPod.
Briefs: Transportation
Applications include manufacturing structural components for aerospace vehicles, cars, trucks, trains, ships, and submarines.
NASA Spinoff: Data Acquisition
A NASA microphone that detects unseen air turbulence is lofted to high heights aboard a stratospheric glider.

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Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

The Art of EV Propulsion System Design

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Solutions for Automotive Interior Colors

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Latest Enhancements for ADAS Sensor Testing and Simulation

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Adhesives and the Future of Battery Designs

Upcoming Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Using High-Resolution X-ray Computed Tomography to Inspect...

Upcoming Webinars: Automotive

Digital Solutions to Design Vehicles for Noise and Vibration

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