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White Papers: Test & Measurement
Aerospace, Defense and Government Industry Solutions

Whether you’re building and maintaining test assets to support long life cycle programs, designing next generation radar and electronic warfare systems, or deploying digital...

Briefs: Aerospace
Method Tests Microscopic Aeronautical Materials
This process breaks the temperature barrier in small-scale materials testing.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
20 Years of Science on the International Space Station
We explore the major scientific breakthroughs achieved during 20 years of human presence on the ISS.
NASA Spinoff: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Zero-Gravity Body Posture Influences Acupressure Massage Chair
NASA’s neutral body position research was used in the design of a medical massage chair.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Novel Antenna Concept for CubeSat Platforms
While this technology was designed for CubeSats, it may be utilized in any technology that utilizes a structural frame, such as drones.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tethered Drones Improve Cellular and Internet Networks
Wire-connected drones may complement or replace the fixed base stations of cellular communications networks.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Toroidal Radiation Pattern Patch Antenna
The antenna is designed for use in extreme conditions such as outer space.
This can be used in energy-recovery systems in industrial, space, automotive, and military applications.
This technique for optical data transmission from satellites uses laser arrays to provide fine pointing capability.
The thermal management technology could also be used for server farms and spacecraft.
NASA's phase-locked rotors reduce noise.
Applications include mechanical aerospace manufacturing and thermal structure manufacturing.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Modular, In-Air, Multi-UAV Docking
This system can be used for long-range or high-payload deliveries as well as search and rescue.
What does wave energy have to do with space exploration? Plenty, it turns out.
An Israel-based company called Eviation is working on an all-electric aircraft known as "Alice." Will it match the speeds of a jet?
White Papers: Defense
AI for Embedded Defense is Here

An armed Humvee is moving at night thru a smoke-filled, urban battlefield. Using multiple displays, the crew has a 360˚ view that is daylight clear, delivered by an imaging system fusing data from several...

White Papers: Aerospace
Radiation Performance of Low Bend-Loss Optical Fiber for Gyroscope Applications

In this presentation we will describe the effect of radiation on a low bend loss, polarization maintaining (PM) fiber for an interferometric fiber optic...

On-Demand Webinars: Electronics & Computers
Watch Live at 11 am ET: The 2020 Create the Future Contest Awards

For the first time, the winners of the Create the Future Design Contest will be announced live! Join us for this special one-hour presentation as we honor our 2020 Grand Prize...

The great tasks of retrieving samples and flying a helicopter on Mars requires a number of small parts — specifically motors and drives.
White Papers: Defense
Testing Considerations for Space Copper-Water Heat Pipes

On-board processing is becoming a vital part of satellite systems engineering. This results in more high-power components and more localized waste heat than ever before. A common...

White Papers: Automotive
Sealing Solutions for Today’s Batteries

Whether they take to the streets in electric vehicles or stand still in energy storage systems, lithium-based battery modules pose a tough sealing challenge. Increasingly, battery makers are looking...

The material can be used in power electronics and power converters for solar energy power systems.
The flexible composites can be used as thermal insulation for environments of up to 1200 °C.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Self-Healing, Recyclable, Shape Memory Polymers
This versatile new material family could build realistic prosthetics and futuristic Army platforms.
NASA Spinoff: Test & Measurement
Balance Scale Predicts and Helps Prevent Falls
A technique to assess astronauts’ balance recovery helps people assess their risk of falling.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Additive Manufacturing - November 2020

AM/3D Printing is fundamentally changing how products are prototyped and produced in aerospace, medical, electronics, and many other fields. To help you keep pace with the latest advances, we present...

White Papers: Materials
Electropolishing for Significantly Improved Corrosion Resistance

One of the most common applications for electropolishing is to enhance corrosion resistance on a wide variety of metal alloys, specifically stainless steel. Electropolishing is...

Engineering students at the University of Cincinnati are building tiny custom CubeSat satellites to test the radiation shielding properties of carbon fiber material and take high-resolution photos of the...

White Papers: Aerospace
Accelerating Integration in Automated Test Systems

Defining an automated test system can be challenging. A test system architect's goal is to accelerate the test system design process and ensure that the system can be easily deployed and...

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Upcoming Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition

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Radar Measurements: Triggering, Analysis, and Generation

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