The Engineering Directorate, NASA Ames Research Center's Code R, encompasses highly skilled and experienced engineering and technical capabilities that support the center’s projects and agency's missions. Our experienced and agile staff provide innovative solutions and systems in multiple engineering areas:
The directorate provides multidisciplinary engineering design and analysis, hardware development and fabrication, and testing for ground-based, airborne, and space flight programs, projects and applications. We are capable of successfully executing unique projects within customer performance, schedule, budget and safety and mission assurance requirements.
Deploys from ISS
Network & Operation Demonstration Satellite
Nanosatellites with cross-link communications for research.
Investigate space microgravity affects on the antibiotic resistance of E. coli
3 free flying satellites on board the ISS that test a diverse range of hardware and software
The first study of biological response to space radiation outside LEO in over 40 years.
Testing spacecraft built using smart phones to launch the lowest-cost satellites ever flown in space.
Gain knowledge of plant cell gravity sensing.