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Safer, Tougher Spacesuits

28.12.2017 tribonet 64 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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Breaks Observed in Rover Wheel Treads

10.07.2017 tribonet 824 Views
A routine check of the aluminum wheels on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has found two small breaks on the rover’s left middle wheel-the latest sign of wear and tear as the rover continues its journey, […]
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NASA Tests Robotic Ice Tools

07.07.2017 tribonet 417 Views
Want to go ice fishing on Jupiter’s moon Europa? There’s no promising you’ll catch anything, but a new set of robotic prototypes could help. Since 2015, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has been […]