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New Faster Charging Hydrogen Fuel Cell

New Faster Charging Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Space Tech Journal
Aug 12, 2022
International Space Station Tests Organisms, Materials in Space

International Space Station Tests Organisms, Materials in Space

Space may look empty, but it contains extreme temperatures, high levels of background radiation, micrometeoroids, and the unfiltered glare of the Sun. In addition, materials and equipment on the outside of the International Space Station are exposed to atomic oxygen and other charged particles as it orbits the Earth at the very edge of our atmosphere. Only the hardiest materials, equipment, and organisms can withstand this harsh environment, and scientists conducting research on the orbiting laboratory have identified some of them for a variety of potential uses.
External Company Press Release
3D Printed Metal Parts Go Hypersonic—at Zero Miles Per Hour

3D Printed Metal Parts Go Hypersonic—at Zero Miles Per Hour

"Supersonics" denotes aircraft that break the sound barrier at Mach 1 and extends to around Mach 5, which is five times the speed of sound and more than 3,500 mph at sea level. But very weird stuff starts happening as that upper speed is reached—you enter the hypersonics environment. Exploring that unusual environment turns out to be a perfect proving ground for metal 3D printing, as researchers are learning.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 10, 2022
Robotic Motion in Curved Spaces Defies Standard Laws of Physics

Robotic Motion in Curved Spaces Defies Standard Laws of Physics

When humans, animals, and machines move throughout the world, they always push against something, whether it's the ground, air, or water. Until recently, physicists believed this to be a constant, following the law of conservation momentum. Now, researchers have proven the opposite - when bodies exist in curved spaces, it turns out that they can in fact move without pushing against something.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 9, 2022
Hyundai and Kia to Jointly Develop Mobile Robots for Space Exploration

Hyundai and Kia to Jointly Develop Mobile Robots for Space Exploration

Hyundai and Kia announced have signed joint research agreements with six Korean research institutes and formed a consultative body to develop mobility solutions to explore the surface of the moon. The announcement follows Korea's successful launch of a domestically produced rocket in June.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 8, 2022
Scientists Reveal Dark Matter Around Galaxies 12 Billion Years Ago

Scientists Reveal Dark Matter Around Galaxies 12 Billion Years Ago

One of Nagoya University's leading research centers has made another groundbreaking discovery, looking back into parts of space further than ever before. Seeing something that happened such a long time ago is difficult. Because of the finite speed of light, we see distant galaxies not as they are today, but as they were billions of years ago. But even more challenging is observing dark matter, which does not emit light.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 4, 2022
Surgical Robot Readies for Space Station Test

Surgical Robot Readies for Space Station Test

A miniaturized robot is on scheduled to blast off into space to showcase its skills. NASA recently awarded the University of Nebraska-Lincoln $100,000 through the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to ready the surgical robot for a 2024 test mission aboard the International Space Station.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 3, 2022
Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy

Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy's central black hole. Webb's powerful infrared gaze produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies against a backdrop of many other galaxies. This image provides a new view of how the Cartwheel Galaxy has changed over billions of years.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 29, 2022
3D Printing Sensors For Satellites

3D Printing Sensors For Satellites

Scientists have created the first completely digitally manufactured plasma sensors for orbiting spacecraft. These plasma sensors, also known as retarding potential analyzers are used by satellites to determine the chemical composition and ion energy distribution of the atmosphere.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 25, 2022
China Launches Second Space Station, Wentian

China Launches Second Space Station, Wentian

The China Manned Space Agency has launched the Wentian Module, a new laboratory module, to its space station on Sunday. The 17.9 meter module will join Tianhe, China's first space station module launched in April 2021.
External Company Press Release
3D Systems Partners with Fleet Space Technologies

3D Systems Partners with Fleet Space Technologies

Today, 3D Systems announced a new collaboration with Fleet Space Technologies which has led to the production of innovative RF patch antennas for use on their Alpha satellite constellation.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 19, 2022
Bringing 3D Printing to the Moon with Laser and AI

Bringing 3D Printing to the Moon with Laser and AI

Scientists are planning a flight to the Moon to melt lunar dust with laser radiation. In the Moonrise project, the research team wants to explore the question of how we can use lasers to build landing sites, roads or buildings out of lunar dust in the future.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 12, 2022
NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

Thousands of galaxies - including the faintest objects ever observed in the infrared - have appeared in Webb's view for the first time. This slice of the vast universe covers a patch of sky approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm's length by someone on the ground.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 12, 2022
Smart Earbud Will Measure How Astronauts Sleep

Smart Earbud Will Measure How Astronauts Sleep

Astronauts find it difficult to maintain a natural circadian rhythm and generally complain about their sleep. Researchers have developed a technology that can read the brain's electrical activity and map our sleep patterns. The technology, along with astronaut Andreas Mogensen, will travel to the International Space Station ISS to examine the differences between human sleep patterns on earth and in space.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 4, 2022
Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

Someday, a swarm of cellphone-size robots could whisk through the water beneath the miles-thick icy shell of Jupiter's moon Europa or Saturn's moon Enceladus, looking for signs of alien life. Packed inside a narrow ice-melting probe that would tunnel through the frozen crust, the tiny robots would be released underwater, swimming far from their mothercraft to take the measure of a new world.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 1, 2022
Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star Conditions

Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star Conditions

On the heels of a successful launch on June 26, NASA is set to launch two more sounding rockets from northern Australia during the first half of July. These missions will help astronomers understand how starlight influences a planet's atmosphere, possibly making or breaking its ability to support life as we know it.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 29, 2022
Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

A formidable space tourism industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 24, 2022
Mapping Sulphur Reside on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

Mapping Sulphur Reside on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

Researchers used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe Jupiter's moon, Europa, at ultraviolet wavelengths, filling in a "gap" in the various wavelengths used to observe this icy water world. The team's near-global UV maps show concentrations of sulfur dioxide on Europa's trailing side.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 14, 2022
First Analysis of Rocks Plucked from Speeding Asteroid

First Analysis of Rocks Plucked from Speeding Asteroid

After a six-year journey, a spacecraft called Hayabusa2 zinged back into Earth's atmosphere in late 2020 and landed deep in the Australian outback. When researchers from the Japanese space agency JAXA opened it, they found its precious payload sealed and intact: a handful of dirt that Hayabusa2 managed to scoop off the surface of a speeding asteroid.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 10, 2022
NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA is commissioning a study team to start early in the fall to examine unidentified aerial phenomena - that is, observations of events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena - from a scientific perspective. The study will focus on identifying available data, how best to collect future data, and how NASA can use that data to move the scientific understanding of UAPs forward.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 12, 2022
International Space Station Tests Organisms, Materials in Space

International Space Station Tests Organisms, Materials in Space

Space may look empty, but it contains extreme temperatures, high levels of background radiation, micrometeoroids, and the unfiltered glare of the Sun. In addition, materials and equipment on the outside of the International Space Station are exposed to atomic oxygen and other charged particles as it orbits the Earth at the very edge of our atmosphere. Only the hardiest materials, equipment, and organisms can withstand this harsh environment, and scientists conducting research on the orbiting laboratory have identified some of them for a variety of potential uses.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 10, 2022
Robotic Motion in Curved Spaces Defies Standard Laws of Physics

Robotic Motion in Curved Spaces Defies Standard Laws of Physics

When humans, animals, and machines move throughout the world, they always push against something, whether it's the ground, air, or water. Until recently, physicists believed this to be a constant, following the law of conservation momentum. Now, researchers have proven the opposite - when bodies exist in curved spaces, it turns out that they can in fact move without pushing against something.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 8, 2022
Scientists Reveal Dark Matter Around Galaxies 12 Billion Years Ago

Scientists Reveal Dark Matter Around Galaxies 12 Billion Years Ago

One of Nagoya University's leading research centers has made another groundbreaking discovery, looking back into parts of space further than ever before. Seeing something that happened such a long time ago is difficult. Because of the finite speed of light, we see distant galaxies not as they are today, but as they were billions of years ago. But even more challenging is observing dark matter, which does not emit light.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 3, 2022
Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy

Webb Captures Stellar Gymnastics in The Cartwheel Galaxy

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy's central black hole. Webb's powerful infrared gaze produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies against a backdrop of many other galaxies. This image provides a new view of how the Cartwheel Galaxy has changed over billions of years.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 25, 2022
China Launches Second Space Station, Wentian

China Launches Second Space Station, Wentian

The China Manned Space Agency has launched the Wentian Module, a new laboratory module, to its space station on Sunday. The 17.9 meter module will join Tianhe, China's first space station module launched in April 2021.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 19, 2022
Bringing 3D Printing to the Moon with Laser and AI

Bringing 3D Printing to the Moon with Laser and AI

Scientists are planning a flight to the Moon to melt lunar dust with laser radiation. In the Moonrise project, the research team wants to explore the question of how we can use lasers to build landing sites, roads or buildings out of lunar dust in the future.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 12, 2022
Smart Earbud Will Measure How Astronauts Sleep

Smart Earbud Will Measure How Astronauts Sleep

Astronauts find it difficult to maintain a natural circadian rhythm and generally complain about their sleep. Researchers have developed a technology that can read the brain's electrical activity and map our sleep patterns. The technology, along with astronaut Andreas Mogensen, will travel to the International Space Station ISS to examine the differences between human sleep patterns on earth and in space.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 1, 2022
Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star Conditions

Rockets Launch from Australia to Seek Habitable Star Conditions

On the heels of a successful launch on June 26, NASA is set to launch two more sounding rockets from northern Australia during the first half of July. These missions will help astronomers understand how starlight influences a planet's atmosphere, possibly making or breaking its ability to support life as we know it.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 24, 2022
Mapping Sulphur Reside on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

Mapping Sulphur Reside on Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa

Researchers used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe Jupiter's moon, Europa, at ultraviolet wavelengths, filling in a "gap" in the various wavelengths used to observe this icy water world. The team's near-global UV maps show concentrations of sulfur dioxide on Europa's trailing side.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 10, 2022
NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA to Set Up Independent Study on Unidentified Aerial Phenomena

NASA is commissioning a study team to start early in the fall to examine unidentified aerial phenomena - that is, observations of events in the sky that cannot be identified as aircraft or known natural phenomena - from a scientific perspective. The study will focus on identifying available data, how best to collect future data, and how NASA can use that data to move the scientific understanding of UAPs forward.
External Company Press Release
3D Printed Metal Parts Go Hypersonic—at Zero Miles Per Hour

3D Printed Metal Parts Go Hypersonic—at Zero Miles Per Hour

"Supersonics" denotes aircraft that break the sound barrier at Mach 1 and extends to around Mach 5, which is five times the speed of sound and more than 3,500 mph at sea level. But very weird stuff starts happening as that upper speed is reached—you enter the hypersonics environment. Exploring that unusual environment turns out to be a perfect proving ground for metal 3D printing, as researchers are learning.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 9, 2022
Hyundai and Kia to Jointly Develop Mobile Robots for Space Exploration

Hyundai and Kia to Jointly Develop Mobile Robots for Space Exploration

Hyundai and Kia announced have signed joint research agreements with six Korean research institutes and formed a consultative body to develop mobility solutions to explore the surface of the moon. The announcement follows Korea's successful launch of a domestically produced rocket in June.
Space Tech Journal
Aug 4, 2022
Surgical Robot Readies for Space Station Test

Surgical Robot Readies for Space Station Test

A miniaturized robot is on scheduled to blast off into space to showcase its skills. NASA recently awarded the University of Nebraska-Lincoln $100,000 through the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research to ready the surgical robot for a 2024 test mission aboard the International Space Station.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 29, 2022
3D Printing Sensors For Satellites

3D Printing Sensors For Satellites

Scientists have created the first completely digitally manufactured plasma sensors for orbiting spacecraft. These plasma sensors, also known as retarding potential analyzers are used by satellites to determine the chemical composition and ion energy distribution of the atmosphere.
External Company Press Release
3D Systems Partners with Fleet Space Technologies

3D Systems Partners with Fleet Space Technologies

Today, 3D Systems announced a new collaboration with Fleet Space Technologies which has led to the production of innovative RF patch antennas for use on their Alpha satellite constellation.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 12, 2022
NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

NASA's Webb Delivers Deepest Infrared Image of Universe Yet

Thousands of galaxies - including the faintest objects ever observed in the infrared - have appeared in Webb's view for the first time. This slice of the vast universe covers a patch of sky approximately the size of a grain of sand held at arm's length by someone on the ground.
Space Tech Journal
Jul 4, 2022
Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

Swarm of Tiny Swimming Robots Could Look for Life on Distant Worlds

Someday, a swarm of cellphone-size robots could whisk through the water beneath the miles-thick icy shell of Jupiter's moon Europa or Saturn's moon Enceladus, looking for signs of alien life. Packed inside a narrow ice-melting probe that would tunnel through the frozen crust, the tiny robots would be released underwater, swimming far from their mothercraft to take the measure of a new world.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 29, 2022
Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

Climate Damage Caused by Growing Space Tourism Needs Urgent Mitigation

A formidable space tourism industry may have a greater climate effect than the aviation industry and undo repair to the protective ozone layer if left unregulated, according to a new study.
Space Tech Journal
Jun 14, 2022
First Analysis of Rocks Plucked from Speeding Asteroid

First Analysis of Rocks Plucked from Speeding Asteroid

After a six-year journey, a spacecraft called Hayabusa2 zinged back into Earth's atmosphere in late 2020 and landed deep in the Australian outback. When researchers from the Japanese space agency JAXA opened it, they found its precious payload sealed and intact: a handful of dirt that Hayabusa2 managed to scoop off the surface of a speeding asteroid.
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