Editor’s note: This project has concluded. This content is being kept online for historical purposes, but is no longer being updated as of April 16, 2020. NASA is addressing improved methods, tools, and protocols to reduce the development and certification timeline for composite materials and structures. It is inevitable that composite structures will see increased application due to the pressure to develop more efficient, sustainable vehicles.
NASA has selected six companies from five U.S. states to participate in a government-and-industry partnership to advance composite materials research…
Robot ISAAC Demonstrates Its Moves
Here’s a look at ISAAC robot, a system that will add muscle to composite materials and structures research at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. ISAAC, which stands for Integrated Structural Assembly of Advanced Composites, will be put to work after a Jan. 26, 2015, commissioning ceremony.