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November 19, 2018 | Source: U.S. Army, arl.army.mil, 26 Oct 2018, ARL Public Affairs
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and ASU have teamed up on a new material composition that super heroes, if real, would envy. They've designed a super strong...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Imperial College London, imperial.ac.uk, Duncan Swinscow-Hall, 1 February 2018
A team of Imperial alumni and postdocs are combining silk with graphene to produce next generation armor for people, vehicles and buildings. “If you were shot by a handgun, Kevlar...
3D printed throttleable pintle injector bolted to combustion chamber transition spool. (source: Rocketstar)
"The ability of this pintle to simply and efficiently inject a multitude of hypergolic fuels and throttle them from five percent all the way to full throttle is very exciting. It...
September 24, 2018 | Source: NASA Ames, nasa.gov, 11 Sep 2018
Gearing up for its first flight test, NASA’s Adaptable Deployable Entry Placement Technology, or ADEPT, is no ordinary umbrella. ADEPT is a foldable device that opens to make a...
September 24, 2018 | Source: Power Technology, power-technology.com, 23 July 2018, Molly Lempriere
NASA and the US Department of Energy have developed a new nuclear fission reactor design for space applications, the Kilopower. NASA successfully conducted testing and...
August 27, 2018 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 2 July 2018, Vivienne Machi
An array of new agile launch capabilities being developed by the commercial sector to send satellites into orbit could provide added resiliency to the U.S. space architecture...
March 12, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 24 January 2018, Connie Lee
The Air Force Research Laboratory’s initiative to help lessen the service’s reliance on Russia’s RD-180 rocket engine has passed a major milestone, according to service officials...
March 8, 2018 | Source: Fed Biz Ops (FBO), 7 March 2018
The NASA Langley Research Center and Marshall Space Flight Center have released a Request for Information (RFI) related to their Low Earth Orbit Flight Test – Inflatable...
February 26, 2018 | Source: Space News, spacenews.com, 30 October 2017, Caleb Henry
SpaceX’s Oct. 30 launch of the Koreasat-5A telecommunications satellite doubled the number of Falcon 9 missions completed in a single year and tied the company with United Launch...
What are the potential risks to the U.S. energetic materials supply chain? DSIAC staff conducted research on the energetic materials supply chain and provided links to a...