A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew touched down safely Sunday on the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, bringing an end to their 193-day mission to the International Space Station.
A Russian Soyuz capsule landed on the Kazakh steppes on Sunday, safely delivering a trio of astronauts who helped to dock the first privately owned spacecraft during a six-month stint on the International Space Station.
WAGO Corporation’s DIN-rail mount 288 Series Signal Noise Filter removes disturbances from incoming power for industrial control panels. The 288-2003 pairs a 10A/120VAC Receptacle, common mode choke and WAGO 740 Series PCB Terminal Blocks on a 1.75’’ wide open assembly. Initially developed as a custom product by WAGO’s Engineering Services division for aquatic show control systems (dancing water fountains), 288 Series is now a standard product.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions (CWCDS) announced what is said to be the industry’s first rugged Air Flow Through (AFT) cooled GPGPU embedded DSP module. The announcement of the AFT version of CWCDS’ VPX6-490 GPU Application Accelerator, a dual NVIDIA GPU-based 6U VPX module
The world is about to get a well-earned long weekend but don't make big plans because it will only last an extra second.
Scientists in the United States have developed a paint that can store and deliver electrical power just like a battery.
An international team of astronomers have discovered evidence that our Milky Way had an encounter with a small galaxy or massive dark matter structure perhaps as recently as 100 million years ago, and as a result of that encounter it is still ringing like a bell. The discovery is based on observations of 300,000 nearby Milky Way stars by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS).
Millions of smartphone users will soon begin receiving text messages about severe weather from a sophisticated government system that can send a blanket warning to mobile devices in the path of a dangerous storm.
Cole Hersee, the Commercial Vehicle Products division of Littelfuse, Inc., announced that it is introducing the latest product in the 95060 series of sealed rotary switches. This new, weather-sealed reversing switch, constructed with engineering thermoplastic, stands up to corrosion much better than older, metal models with similar functionality.
Microwave coaxial cables feature solid core or monofilament dielectric for desirable signal speed and improved electrical performanceJune 26, 2012 3:18 pm | Product Releases | Comments
Temp-Flex LLC, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated, announced the availability of microwave coaxial cables designed for high-bandwidth applications using proprietary processes.
Pentek, Inc. introduced a system synchronization and distribution amplifier, the Model 7893 PCIe board.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a series of surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) offering high self-resonance, a high Q factor of ≥2000, and a low dissipation factor of ≤0.05 percent for operation in high-frequency commercial applications. With their low
China re-affirmed its goal of building a full-fledged space station by 2020 on Sunday, following a successful manual docking between a manned spacecraft and an experimental orbiting lab module.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released a new report, Defense Spending Cuts: The Impact on Economic Growth and Jobs, that highlights the potential impact defense spending cuts under the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011 will have on U.S. jobs and economic growth.
One day in March 2000, just days before the dot-com bubble began its journey back to earth, German engineer Thomas Alt first glimpsed the future of technology.
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) introduces the XCalibur1600, a 6U CompactPCI Single Board Computer (SBC) supporting Freescale QorIQ P4080 processor. Available in either conduction- or air-cooled versions, the XCalibur1600 utilizes the eight Power Architecture e500mc cores running at up to 1.5 GHz, making it an ideal solution for high-end military, communications, and industrial applications.
The shift toward open access to publicly funded scientific research should be supported with an extra 50 million to 60 million pounds a year in public money, according to a UK government-commissioned report.
Predictions that multitudes of unmanned aircraft could be flying here within a decade are raising the specter of a "surveillance society" in which no home or backyard would be off limits to prying eyes overhead.
Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc said the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) plans to renew its agreement under the EnhancedView contract for the third year.
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight.com announced today the addition of the PML-7LED-3C 21 Watt Handheld LED Spotlight with permanent mounting base to its line of high power LED spotlights. This permanent mount LED spotlight produces 1,596 lumens, a light beam 650 feet long by 50 feet wide, and draws only 1.7 amps when powered from a 12 volt power source.
Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with an experimental space module on Monday, the latest milestone in China's ambitious campaign to build a space station.
The U.S. military's unmanned X-37B robotic space shuttle returned from orbit at 5:48 a.m. in California (1248 GMT)from a secretive 15-month test flight, Air Force officials said on Saturday.
Superhydrophobicity is one of most important interfacial properties between solids and liquids. SHI Yanlong and his group from the College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Key laboratory of Hexi Corridor Resources Utilization of Gansu Universities, Hexi University investigated the superhydrophobicity of the water boatman's hind wings.
Fresh off SpaceX's historic return from the International Space Station, company founder Elon Musk said Friday that he would like to see humans settle Mars and become a "multi-planet species." The 40-year-old entrepreneur reiterated his vision to graduates at the California Institute of Technology, a private university 10 miles northeast of Los Angeles known for its science and engineering programs.