Physical Sciences

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
ISS Experiment Studies Flames and Fire Suppression in Space

A combustion experiment jointly designed by scientists and engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center (Cleveland, OH) and the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) is currently in operation onboard the International Space Station (ISS). The Burning and Suppression of Solids...

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
Strainmeter Helps NASA Identify Continental Drift
TEGAM 1949-0001 ratio transformer
Geneva, OH

The EarthScope Project is an undertaking funded by the National Science Foundation in partnership with the United States Geological Survey and NASA to characterize the geology of North...

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
NASA Advanced Life Support Systems Group Uses Water Reclamation Prototype
DynaJets® and DynaSwirl® cavitating jet technologies
Jessup, MD

Water is a critical product of any life support system. An estimated 12,000 kg of expendables are required to sustain a single...

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
Spectrometer Selected for NASA Mission to Search out Lunar Water
QE65000 spectrometer
Ocean Optics
Dunedin, FL

Scheduled to launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida in October of 2008, the LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) mission will...

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
Diving Equipment Helps Expedition Team Uncover Microbial Adaptation to Harsh Environments
CODE Rebreathers and SSV Lifejackets
Aqua Lung
Vista, CA
760- 597-5000

The High Lakes Project (HLP) is funded by a grant from the NASA Astrobiology Institute to the SETI/NAI team. The HLP is an endeavor involving a team of expert...

Application Briefs : Physical Sciences
Human Physiological Model Helps Evaluate NASA's Liquid Cooling Garments
Advanced Automotive Manikin
(ADAM) human physiological model
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, CO