Nasa’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security - Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-Rex) asteroid-hunting spacecraft has flown past Earth, using the planet’s gravity to slingshot itself towards its destination asteroid, Bennu.
Boeing has given a $600,000 grant to the University of Texas at Arlington to test composite components that officials believe will pave the way towards longer-lasting aircraft as well as help identify when those components might fail.
Nasa has signed a joint statement with the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos to further develop the deep space gateway concept, which aims to enable human space exploration in the vicinity of the Moon.
The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot about the results from the first meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday:
Solvay has added data relative to new Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA), Ryton polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) polymer grades to the Digimat-MX database tool of Digimat software from e-Xstream engineering, to store anisotropic measurements and related micromechan
US-based satellite rideshare and mission management provider Spaceflight has won a contract from Nasa to launch up to 24 U-Class payloads.
The contracted launch procedure has a potential value of more than $5m and is expected to be carried out next year.
A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be humanity’s first-ever mission to explore the Sun’s outer atmosphere. Media are invited to see the spacecraft and learn about the mission from noon to 2 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept.
A research team from Predictive Science Inc. (PSI) used the Stampede2 supercomputer at The University of Texas at Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to forecast the corona of the sun during the upcoming eclipse, university officials said on Thursday.
Solvay will begin production of polyetherketoneketone (PEKK) polymers in the US next year to support its composite materials business in meeting growing aerospace demand.
Altair has acquired Componeering of Helsinki, Finland, developer of the ESAComp composites simulation software.
Componeering is now Altair Engineering Finland.
VABS is a general-purpose cross-sectional analysis tool for computing beam sectional properties and recovering 3D fields of slender composite structures.
SolAero Technologies Corp.
Northrop Grumman Corp. (Falls Church, VA, US) and Orbital ATK, Inc.
China-based carbon fiber and prepreg manufacturer Hengshen will supply aircraft manufacturer Bombardier with prepreg for qualification and potential production application.
A flexible manufacturing system (FMS) for producing small to medium-size wing components for the Airbus A330 family of long-range, wide-body jetliners has started operation at a leading aerospace subcontractor in the south of England.
Hexcel, a leader in advanced composites technologies, has announced it will be launching a new Government-backed £7.4 million research and development project, MAXIM, and expanding its manufacturing facility in Leicester.
Hartzell Propeller and Raisbeck Engineering are collaborating on new structural composite swept blade props for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop.
The ThermoPlastic composites Research Center (TPRC), Enschede, The Netherlands, has a new Tier 1 member: Victrex, which recently introduced the Victrex AE250 composite family based on polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymer.
DUBLIN, September 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
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