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Origami-inspired Robot for Space Exploration

25.08.2017 tribonet 55 Views
The next rovers to explore another planet might bring along a scout. The Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot (PUFFER) in development at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, was inspired by origami. Its lightweight […]
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Webb Telescope Chilling in Chamber A

15.08.2017 tribonet 242 Views
  Image Credit: NASA/Steve Sabia The temperature of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston is steadily dropping, creating a frigid environment for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope that is in stark contrast […]
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ISS National Lab Enables Commercial Research

10.08.2017 tribonet 335 Views
A growing number of commercial partners use the International Space Station National Lab. With that growth, we will see more discoveries in fundamental and applied research that could improve life on the ground. Since 2011, when […]
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Nanotechnology Flight Test

29.07.2017 tribonet 646 Views
Mastering the intricacies of controlling matter at the nanoscale level is part of a revolutionary quest to apply nanotechnology to benefit industrial processes. A key element of that technology is the use of carbon nanotubes. […]