NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center has licensed its lightweight, compact, ultra-efficient fiber optic sensor system to the Austin, TX-based company, 4DSP. By leveraging NASA’s fiber optics and high-speed algorithms, which are capable of interrogating thousands of sensors at the unprecedented refresh rate of 100 samples per second, 4DSP will bring to market a state-of-the-art turnkey fiber optic system.
A safe, advanced, adaptable isolation system that eliminates the need for critical lifts
The Starr Soft Support 1-Hertz isolation system incorporates an automatically reconfigurable aircraft jack into NASA’s existing isolators.
Aerodynamic design modifications improve fuel efficiency of trucks, buses, and other large vehicles by more than 20 percent
A Dryden Flight Research Center team of aerodynamicists received the Space Technology Hall of Fame award for groundbreaking research on the aerodynamic refinement of long-haul truck design.
Ikhana team receives prestigious Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer award
The Federal Laboratory Consortium awarded an Interagency Partnership Award to the Wildfire Research and Applications Partnership (WRAP), a joint effort between NASA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service. WRAP has enabled scientists and engineers to participate in managing forest fires through remote sensing observations on unmanned aerial vehicle missions.