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Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A Giant Leap: Reconstructing NASA’s Moon-Mission Audio

During the historic Apollo 11 mission, the astronauts, mission control specialists, and back-room support staff did...

Question of the Week: Software
Will Ethics Training be Essential for Tomorrow's Design Engineers?

In our second INSIDER story, Patti Kreh demonstrated that colleges and universities will need to take an "interdisciplinary" approach to train the design engineers of the...

Blog: Software
NASA Supercomputer Simulations Reveal 'Noisy' Aerodynamics

Simulation allows NASA researchers to better understand and predict the changes that contribute to aircraft noise.

Blog: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Thinking Ahead with 3D Printing: Five Technologies to Watch

A 3D printer's moving parts can lead to vibrations and a flawed final product. Engineers at the University of Michigan anticipated the problem — and now, thanks to their algorithms,...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
Trick or Treat: Spooky Space Sounds from NASA, and 8 Techs that Creep and Crawl

Getting into the Halloween spirit, NASA released a collection of the spookiest sounds ever recorded by the agency's spacecraft instruments. Captured radio emissions...

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