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Mars Express observes clusters of recent craters in Ares Vallis

October 7, 2011 6:32 am | News | Comments

Newly released images taken by ESA’s Mars Express show an unusual accumulation of young craters in the large outflow channel called Ares Vallis. Older craters have been reduced to ghostly outlines by the scouring effects of ancient water.

Dream is over for Virgin Galactic space tourist

October 7, 2011 5:56 am | by ALICIA CHANG, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

Venture capitalist Alan Walton has trekked to the North Pole, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and skydived over Mount Everest. A hop into space to enjoy a few minutes of weightlessness would have been the ultimate adventure.

Power and Control Module Suits Rugged Environments

October 6, 2011 12:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems announced a rugged Power and Control Module (PCM) board that provides high level control and bridging to a system host via Ethernet (IEEE 802.3), USB, RS-232 and CANbus. This rugged

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Planar Transformers Tout High Performance From Space-Saving Designs

October 6, 2011 12:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Standex Electronics introduced a full lineup of planar transformers which are asserted to deliver high-performance from compact, low-profile designs. The planar transformers provide low leakage inductance and repeatable capacitance. Available in

Triaxial Accelerometers Are Tailored for Low-to-Medium Frequency Applications

October 6, 2011 11:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

Dytran Instruments has introduced the 7503A Series, a family of high precision triaxial MEMS DC accelerometers designed for use in both commercial and military applications. The accelerometers combine a

ESA finds that Venus has an ozone layer too

October 6, 2011 11:04 am | News | Comments

ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has discovered an ozone layer high in the atmosphere of Venus. Comparing its properties with those of the equivalent layers on Earth and Mars will help astronomers refine their searches for life on other planets.

Composite Shell Circular Connectors Suit Low Weight Apps

October 5, 2011 11:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

API Technologies' Spectrum Control product line announces its new composite connector series. These composite connectors feature shells fabricated from high grade thermoplastic. Designed to

GreenPeak Silicon Selected by the European Space Agency

October 4, 2011 12:47 pm | News | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies announced that its radio communication controller chip was assessed by the European Space Center, ESA/ESTEC, for use in aerospace applications and was endorsed for its superior RF performance, ultra-low power requirement and excellent interference robustness. 

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GreenPeak Selected by the European Space Agency

October 4, 2011 6:01 am | News | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies announced that its radio communication controller chip was assessed by the European Space Center, ESA/ESTEC, for use in aerospace applications and was endorsed for its superior RF performance...

Epoxy Preforms Have Low Outgassing Properties

October 3, 2011 8:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Multi-Seals Inc. introduced a line of Uni-form epoxy preforms with low outgassing properties. These cross-linked pre-shaped thermoplastics release minimal amounts of trapped gasses or condensable material under vacuum conditions and elevated heat. Low

Aerospace Engineering Students win NASA Design Competition

October 3, 2011 6:00 am | News | Comments

University of Virginia Engineering students, led by Professor Jim McDaniel, won first place in the NASA Environmentally Responsible (Green) Aviation College Student Challenge.

China successfully launches ''Heavenly Palace'' space craft

September 30, 2011 6:50 am | by Pedja Kujundzic and Jimmy Guan, Reuters | News | Comments

China successfully launched an experimental craft on Thursday paving the way for its first space station amid a blaze of national pride, bringing the growing Asian power closer to matching the United States and Russia with a long-term manned outpost in space.

Mercury's close-up shows lava flows and ''hollows''

September 30, 2011 6:45 am | by Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters | News | Comments

Mercury may have a lot in common with Earth, but close-up images and data captured by NASA'S MESSENGER probe this year show it's still a bit of a planetary weirdo.

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Multicore DSPs, the key to military applications

September 29, 2011 6:18 am | by Hector Rivera, Marketing Manager, Texas Instruments | Articles | Comments

As signal processing requirements continue to climb in waveform-intensive applications including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), sonar, radar, signals intelligence (SIGINT) and software defined radio (SDR), the use of multiple digital signal processors (DSP) cores is a key enabler.

European experts follow satellite reentry

September 27, 2011 10:36 am | News | Comments

ESA closely monitored the reentry on 24 September of the UARS observatory satellite. The Agency's Space Debris Office worked with NASA and international partners in a coordinated prediction and risk-assessment exercise.

Lockheed F-35 JSF Flight Testing Montage

September 27, 2011 5:30 am | Videos | Comments

Flight testing montage of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

High-Temperature Semiconductor Solutions

September 22, 2011 12:03 pm | by Mont Taylor, Texas Instrumetns, www.ti.com | Articles | Comments

Although there is still an abundance of oil and gas, the future requires continued technological improvement to access deposits that are found ever deeper underground. As these wells become deeper they also become extremely hot, and using high-reliability, high-temperature electronics for down hole drilling equipment is necessary.

Inrush Current Limiter Protects Avionics and Military Power Systems

September 21, 2011 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

VPT Inc., a HEICO company announced a new power protection module, the DVCL Inrush Current Limiter. The module controls potentially damaging inrush current drawn by DC-DC converters, EMI filters, and discrete capacitors during startup. With a

Application development kits conform to MIL-STD-1553

September 21, 2011 9:11 am | Holt Integrated Circuits | Product Releases | Comments

IAR Systems today announced its collaboration with HOLT Integrated Circuits for their MIL-STD-1553 application development kit, HI-6130. HOLT Integrated Circuits is a major supplier of ICs for avionics and military data bus and display applications.

Maxwell Technologies Launch UK Division to Target European Space Market

September 21, 2011 8:19 am | News | Comments

One of the United States’ leading producers of components for the global space and satellite industry has opened a new UK division in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. Maxwell Technologies UK Ltd has also reached a manufacturing agreement with Yarmouth-based C-MAC MicroTechnology to

NASA unveils new plan to buy rides for astronauts

September 21, 2011 7:34 am | News | Comments

NASA plans to spend $1.6 billion over the next two years bolstering industry efforts to develop space taxis, officials said on Monday. The U.S. space agency will be looking for complete systems to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station...

Fanless Box Computer Features VIA Nano-Eden CPU

September 20, 2011 9:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

WIN Enterprises announces thePL-80320, a fanless box computer for embedded applications powered by VIA Nano/Eden processors.

Tracking the Impossible

September 20, 2011 9:50 am | News | Comments

Cambridge Consultants has successfully carried out trials tracking 5 inch shells travelling at over 1,000 miles per hour for the US Department of Defense (DoD). The groundbreaking radar developed specifically for this task was able to measure the trajectory...

Japan's defense industry hit by its first cyber attack

September 19, 2011 8:48 am | News | Comments

Japan's biggest defense contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, said on Monday hackers had gained access to its computers, with one newspaper saying its submarine, missile and nuclear power plant component factories had been the target.

Silicone Cable Performs in Severe Environments

September 19, 2011 8:19 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cicoil’s High Flex Unshielded Silicone Cables are designed for applications that require reliability in severe environments. According to the company, this unique silicone extruded cable is unaffected when exposed to extreme temperatures

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