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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Floating Ultrasonic Transducer Inspection System for Nondestructive Evaluation

Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

This floating ultrasonic transducer inspection system is based on a “momentary touching” scheme wherein the...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Multiplexer for Multiple Sensors in a Vacuum Chamber

The multiplexer reduces the number of required feedthroughs and ports.

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Vacuum chamber testing at large facilities can...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Miniaturized Schottky Diode Sensors for Hydrogen and Hydrocarbon Detection at High Temperatures

The sensors have application in fuel leak detection, environmental monitoring, fire detection, security monitoring, and engine emission...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Analog Ceramic Isolated Voltage Sensor

John H. Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Galvanic isolated monitoring of voltages for launch vehicle, missiles, and space-deployed systems can be very challenging. Radiation exposure makes use...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Flexible and Erectable Magnetic Field Response Sensors

Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia

The means to make a flexible and/or erectable magnetic field response sensor, a geometrically fixed capacitor mounting frame, a wireless...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Miniature Amperometric Solid Electrolyte Carbon Dioxide Sensor with Low Detection Limit

This sensor is applicable to fire detection, personal health monitoring, and environmental monitoring.

John H. Glenn Research Center,...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Improved Light Injection and Detection Methods for fNIRS Headgear for Use in Avionics and Astronautics

The benefits of the innovation allow the technique to move out of the controlled laboratory and into clinical and operational...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
A High-Cross-Polarization-Isolation, Multi-Frequency Antenna for Cloud and Precipitation Research

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

The Global Precipitation Mission (GPM) has an immediate need for a matched-beam...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
External Magnetic Field Reduction Technique for Advanced Stirling Radioisotope Generator

New generators can be configured for very low magnetic emissions so as not to interfere with sensitive instrumentation.

John H. Glenn...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Advanced P-Band Spaceborne Radar System

A new imaging approach can overcome the fundamental limitations of conventional radar systems.

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Low-cost, flexible spaceborne...

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