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NASA Spinoff: Electronics & Computers
Measuring Moon Dust to Fight Air Pollution
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Data Recorders Aid Earth Dust Mission
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Facility Focus: Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Coming Soon - SOSA’s Impact on OpenVPX Technology

The OpenVPX Systems Specification, which improves the interoperability of COTS 3U and 6U VPX boards through the implementation of predefined system topologies, has been in existence for a decade and has had a major impact on military computing. SOSA (Sensor Open Systems Architecture),...

White Papers: Aerospace
Evolution of the NanoRF Interconnect

SOSA is the future of standardization. The new military standards accelerate design, testing and upgrading. TE Connectivity (TE) has the SOSA-aligned products and expertise to support defense engineers....

White Papers: Electronics & Computers
Hipot Testing of Military/Aerospace Interconnect Components

This paper provides an overview of how advanced-perfomance electrical safety testers address standards testing requirements for wire/cable/connector/harness/relay components in...

White Papers: Aerospace
COTS in Space From Novelty to Necessity

This is the perfect point in our industry to build out the next 10 years in space electronics, as the significant lowering of launch costs has enabled a boom in near-earth orbit (NEO) and low-earth...

White Papers: Aerospace
Secrets to Efficiently Sustaining Your Automated Test System

When designing a test system, it is important to plan for problems. The reason is simple, if a test system goes down, your product line loses revenue. This white paper discusses...

Briefs: Aerospace
Early flutter detection will help in the development of safer and more eco-friendly aircraft turbines.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This could lead to the commercial development of smart glass, with applications ranging from imaging to advanced robotics.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Microspheres are used in wind tunnel experiments to monitor airflow, to stain biological samples, and in time-delayed drug release.
Briefs: Aerospace
Terrestrial uses include physical therapy, clinical diagnosis, athletic training and performance, and robust exercise equipment.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.
Briefs: Aerospace
Dangerous “butterfly” landmines can be detected using low-cost drones and infrared cameras.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These tiny aerial robots can operate in cramped spaces and withstand collisions.
Briefs: Materials
The coating repels insects on aircraft wing surfaces and motor vehicles and reduces surface imperfections on other low-friction or non-stick surfaces.
Briefs: Aerospace
The open-architecture flight software package provides solutions for onboard orbit determination.
NASA Spinoff: Materials
A NASA-developed technology for testing heat shields transforms garbage into reusable chemicals.
Briefs: Automotive
The technology harvests electrical energy from waste heat sources.
Briefs: Aerospace
Injection of air at the trailing edge of a winglet further reduces drag.
Briefs: Aerospace
The supports enable the production of higher-quality, less-expensive parts via additive manufacturing.
Articles: Wearables
Battery recycling, NASA's water treatment, and a wireless wearable transmitter.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This system enhances processing via real-time, non-destructive defect tracking.
Facility Focus: Materials
Duke Engineering supports clinical ultrasound imaging, restoration of hearing by cochlear implant, megapixel photography, and metamaterials.
Blog: Aerospace
A reader asks a Space Force expert about new markets, including data transport, traffic management, and advanced power.
Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
Unmanned Aircraft Technology

Unmanned aircraft – aka drones – are one of the fastest growing areas of modern technology, from the complex hunter/killer and surveillance systems used by the military, to the sophisticated remotely piloted vehicles used for civil and agricultural applications, to the type of drones envisioned for future...

Upcoming Webinars: Aerospace
The online Battery & Electrification Summit offers two days of expert insight, innovation, and emerging applications for design engineers and managers.
White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Magnet Valves for Rapid Decompression

When transporting sealed containers by air, protecting against rapid decompression is a constant concern. Traditionally, spring-actuated valves have been used to address this design challenge....

White Papers: Aerospace
A Shapeable Moisture Adsorber Ideal for Restricted Spaces

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

Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include remote sensing, laser spectroscopy, and gas analysis.
Application Briefs: Materials
The SuperElastic Tire — a NASA Glenn innovation — can be used on both Earth and Mars.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include portable aerospace structures and terrestrial structures such as cleanrooms and field hospitals.

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