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Astronaut Ready to Take 3D Printing Into the Final Frontier

Astronaut Ready to Take 3D Printing Into the Final Frontier  ?

One NASA astronaut launching to the International Space Station in May is ready to 3D print in space...
Next-gen battery collaboration to develop 'beyond lithium-ion space'

Next-gen battery collaboration to develop 'beyond lithium-ion space'  ?

Collaboration between the Department of Energy’s Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR), and NASA Glenn Research Center spells good things for batteries...
Tanks for a great idea

Tanks for a great idea  ?

Humankind’s fascination with space helped put a man on the moon and satellites into orbit. It’s the same wonderment that currently captures the imagination of Boeing engineers...
Researching 'super dust' and other materials

Researching 'super dust' and other materials  ?

Whether researching stronger, lighter materials for use in planes and spaceships or keeping squashed insects from sticking to airplane wings, Mia Siochi’s work...
NASA to Make Water on the Moon and Oxygen on Mars

NASA to Make Water on the Moon and Oxygen on Mars  ?

NASA is planning missions to demonstrate how to make water on the moon and oxygen on Mars...
NASA: Engineered Microbes May Support Life in Space

NASA: Engineered Microbes May Support Life in Space  ?

Engineered microbes could aid in the settlement of life in space...
NASA Langley part of ISS 'fluid slosh' experiment

NASA Langley part of ISS 'fluid slosh' experiment  ?

When a liquid-fueled rocket vaults into space, there's a whole lot of sloshing going on inside those fuel tanks...
NASA Planning for Mission To Mine Water on the Moon

NASA Planning for Mission To Mine Water on the Moon  ?

Following a series of reconnaissance missions that found hydrogen and then water on the Moon, NASA is laying the groundwork for a lunar rover...
NASA's Humanoid Robonaut 2 Waltz Both Elegant and Creepy (Video)

NASA's Humanoid Robonaut 2 Waltz Both Elegant and Creepy (Video)  ?

NASA's robot butler for astronauts, Robonaut 2, may still be waiting for its legs to be delivered to the International Space Station...
NASA’s Robot Astronaut Now Has Bendy, $15M Legs for Crawling Around the ISS

NASA’s Robot Astronaut Now Has Bendy, $15M Legs for Crawling Around the ISS  ?

Having a skeleton crew aboard the International Space Station means forcing PhDs to pull double-duty as janitors, and sometimes to undertake dangerous space walks...
The 10 Greatest Engineering Feats of 2013

The 10 Greatest Engineering Feats of 2013  ?

2013 brought many exciting, promising advancements in many areas of engineering. Here are the moments, concepts, and products that caught our eye this year...
Meet NASA's Superhero Robot

Meet NASA's Superhero Robot  ?

Meet Valkyrie, NASA JSC's DARPA Robotics Challenge humanoid robot...
Getting to the Root of Debris Predictions with Terminal Velocity Aerospace

Getting to the Root of Debris Predictions with Terminal Velocity Aerospace  ?

On October 28, Terminal Velocity Aerospace (TVA) signed a Space Act Agreement...
NASA Tech Briefs Interview with Chuck Taylor

NASA Tech Briefs Interview with Chuck Taylor  ?

Chuck Taylor is principal investigator of in-space propulsion and space power generation within the Game Changing Development Program...
The new meaning of additive value

The new meaning of additive value  ?

NASA GLENN'S SUCCESSFULL HOT-FIRE testing of an injector assembly designed and made by Aerojet Rocketdyne may well prove to be a significant milestone...
Composite tanks promise major savings

Composite tanks promise major savings  ?

ROCKET ENGINEERS HAVE LONG BEEN enthralled by the idea of storing liquid hydrogen in cryogenic tanks made from graphite composite.
Tooling up for larger launch vehicles

Tooling up for larger launch vehicles  ?

The Space Launch System (SLS) will be the next heavy-lift launch vehicle for the National Aeronautics and Space Admin. (NASA, Washington D.C.).
Finally: a 3-D Printer for Space

Finally: a 3-D Printer for Space  ?

Efforts to create virtual reality in video games have been well documented. But what about making virtual objects touchable?
Video: Space Station Live: 3-D Printing on the Station

Video: Space Station Live: 3-D Printing on the Station  ?

Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs interviews Niki Werkheiser, 3-D print project manager at...
Exploring the? Outer Edge of? Space Technology

Exploring the? Outer Edge of? Space Technology  ?

An agency office aims to find the undeniable breakthroughs necessary for understanding the universe...
Researchers explore the potential of an exoskeleton patients can control with their brains

Researchers explore the potential of an exoskeleton patients can control with their brains  ?

Jose Luis Contreras-Vidal looked on as Roger Rovekamp, wearing a skullcap covered in electrodes...
What's 3D printing?

What's 3D printing? Spend 2 minutes watching this short NASA clip from Marshall Space Flight Center (video)  ?

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Some call it "additive manufacturing," and some call it "3D printing." Whatever you call it, the technique of building things...
Russian Inflatable

Russia Is Building an Inflatable Space Module of its Own  ?

RKK Energia, the manufacturer of the Soyuz spacecraft and the prime contractor on the Russian part of the International Space Station...
NASA Rocket Testing

NASA Successfully Tests First 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Injector  ?

We've seen 3-D printed aircraft and drone parts, and even plans for a printable private jet. Now NASA has demonstrated another 3-D printing first...
NASA Sees Potential In Composite Cryotank

NASA Sees Potential In Composite Cryotank  ?

Successful tests of an all-composite cryogenic fuel tank for space launch vehicles hold promise...
Additive manufacturing could turn rust belt into tech belt

Additive manufacturing could turn 'rust belt' into 'tech belt'  ?

CLEVELAND -- Exciting technology is taking shape in Northeast Ohio. It's additive manufacturing, or 3-D printing, a concept that's simpler than you might think...
3-D Printing: NASA’s Next Frontier

3-D Printing: NASA’s Next Frontier  ?

NASA is looking to boldly take 3-D printing where no 3-D printer has gone before...
Space Technology and Innovation | NASA Banking on Solar Electric Propulsion’s Slow but Steady Push

NASA Banking on Solar Electric Propulsion’s Slow but Steady Push  ?

WASHINGTON — The list of technologies NASA says it needs for a crewed mission to Mars notionally envisioned for the 2030's...
Chief Technologist Mason Peck Attends MAGNET Event

Chief Technologist Mason attend MAGNET Event  ?

On May 23, NASA, the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County and the Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network (MAGNET) announced...
Made In Space

3D Printer Launching to Space Station in 2014  ?

A 3D printer is slated to arrive at the International Space Station next year, where it will crank out the first parts ever manufactured off planet Earth...
Robot exoskeleton suits that could make us superhuman

Robot exoskeleton suits that could make us superhuman  ?

Exoskeleton developers working in rehabilitation are leading the way, creating wearable robotic suits that allow people with lower-body paralysis to walk upright again...
Asteroid Capture

NASA Plans to Capture Asteroid to Study and Find Ways to Deflect  ?

The President’s 2014 budget recommendations for NASA last week included money to capture and explore an asteroid in a mission ...
State of the Union Address

Supporting Local Communities by Building Capacity and Cutting Red Tape  ?

One year ago, the President established the White House Council on Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) ...
NASA JPL controls rover with Leap Motion, shows faith in consumer hardware (video)

NASA remotely controls Athlete rover with Leap Motion  ?

In an unexpected demonstration at the 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, scientists from NASA...

NASA JPL controls rover with Leap Motion, shows faith in consumer hardware  ?

Just for you guys today we're going to do something special, something that's never been done before" said Victor Luo,...
 Grab an asteroid, then focus on Mars

Administration confirms NASA plan: Grab an asteroid, then focus on Mars  ?

NASA's accelerated vision for exploration calls for moving a near-Earth asteroid even nearer to Earth, sending out astronauts to bring back samples within a decade...
Atlas, a humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics based on its Atlas robot platform, has seven degrees of freedom in each arm, six degrees of freedom in each leg, and a sensor head with stereo vision and laser radar. It is being designed specifically for meeting the demands of the challenge.

Slideshow: Competitors Gear Up For DARPA Robot Challenge  ?

The stage has been set for competitors to vie for a $2 million prize from the Department of Defense to develop a robot that could perform a number of physical tasks...
Hydrogen-Fueled Bus serves Cleveland RTA customers

Hydrogen-Fueled Bus serves Cleveland RTA customers  ?

CLEVELAND -- The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA), in coordination with NASA Glenn Research Center, has 'launched' a hydrogen bus...
Cleveland's RTA to unveil nonpolluting hydrogen-fueled bus

Cleveland's RTA to unveil nonpolluting hydrogen-fueled bus  ?

CLEVELAND, Ohio — RTA buses burn millions of gallons of diesel fuel yearly, their tailpipes belching nasty pollutants.

 

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