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Spacesuits

14.02.2018 tribonet 42 Views
Listen Now “Houston, We Have a Podcast” is the official podcast of the NASA Johnson Space Center, the home of human spaceflight, stationed in Houston, Texas. We bring space right to you! On this podcast, you’ll […]
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Robot Spelunkers Goes for a Dip

12.02.2018 tribonet 117 Views
From L-R: guide Keeton Kroon; Andy Klesh of JPL; and John Leichty of JPL. Klesh and Leichty ventured out to Alaska’s Matanuska Glacier to test robotic mapping technology in underwater tunnel systems called moulins. Credits: […]
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Safer, Tougher Spacesuits

28.12.2017 tribonet 118 Views
NASA supports UD technology that protects spacesuits from punctures, projectiles. Astronauts are a smart, courageous and resilient lot, no doubt about that. But when they go out for a walk in space – in environments […]
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Metal with Memory: Shaping the Future of Aviation

13.11.2017 tribonet 260 Views
While aeronautics researchers across the globe continue to develop technologies that will make air travel more efficient, more sustainable and safer, there is a group of NASA researchers who are altering the long-held view that […]
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Astronauts to Test Free-Flying “Housekeeper” Robots

29.09.2017 tribonet 340 Views
Inspired by science fiction, three bowling ball-size free-flying Synchronized Position Hold, Engage, Reorient, Experimental Satellites (SPHERES) have been flying inside the International Space Station since 2006. These satellites provide a test bed for development and […]