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News Roundup

January 23, 2015 - (0) comments

2015 may be just beginning, but great news coming out of the labs never slows down. Check out the latest and greatest in our news roundup, and ease into the weekend feeling informed! The [...]

Lab Spotlight: Glenn Research Center – SCaN Testbed

Lab Spotlight: Glenn Research Center – SCaN Testbed

January 22, 2015 - (0) comments

The Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Testbed is an experimental communications laboratory facility installed on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS). NASA Glenn Research Center led the development of the payload, which [...]

Can You Tell? This Car Was 3-D Printed by ORNL!

Can You Tell? This Car Was 3-D Printed by ORNL!

January 21, 2015 - (0) comments

At last week’s Detroit Auto Show, this working Shelby Cobra replica was a sensation. And no wonder—it was designed and completely 3D printed at Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL)! In honor of the Cobra’s [...]

AFRL, Small Business Developing Critical Processors for Satellites

AFRL, Small Business Developing Critical Processors for Satellites

January 20, 2015 - (0) comments

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and a small business partner are developing technologies that they expect will enable successful use of high-power processors that operate on satellites with funding from the Air Force Small [...]

Lab Spotlight: SSC Pacific – Antenna Pattern Range

Lab Spotlight: SSC Pacific – Antenna Pattern Range

January 16, 2015 - (0) comments

Navy scientists in World War II expected there was more to failed radio communications than weather patterns, and the SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC) Pacific Antenna Pattern Range was born. The range features an award-winning [...]

Intelligent Wireless Sensor Network

Intelligent Wireless Sensor Network

January 15, 2015 - (0) comments

Laboratory: NASA Kennedy Space Center Technology: Wireless Data Acquisition and Control System—A high-performance, low-cost, wireless data acquisition and control system that employs low-power radio frequency (RF) communication links. Opportunity: Available for license through NASA’s QuickLaunch licensing program. QuickLaunch [...]

Lab Spotlight: Hughes Technical Center – Virtual Target Generator

Lab Spotlight: Hughes Technical Center – Virtual Target Generator

January 14, 2015 - (0) comments

The William J. Hughes Technical Center‘s (WJHTC) Virtual Target Generator simulates multiple 1090ES Automated Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) targets within the airspace of the physical aircraft in which it is operating (“ownship”). The generator outputs [...]

New DHS Tech Helps First Responders Communicate Faster and Cheaper

New DHS Tech Helps First Responders Communicate Faster and Cheaper

January 13, 2015 - (0) comments

A new, low-cost interoperability solution developed by the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) could save the first responder community millions of dollars. The Radio Internet Protocol Communications Module (RIC-M), [...]

FY 2015 R&D Appropriation Now in the Books

FY 2015 R&D Appropriation Now in the Books

January 13, 2015 - (0) comments

Greetings from D.C.  Congress passed and the President signed into law in mid-December the 2015 omnibus budget bill.  The $1.1 trillion appropriated to fund the government through September 2015 covers all agencies except the [...]

Watch The Road…Or Don’t! NASA Partners With Nissan to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Watch The Road…Or Don’t! NASA Partners With Nissan to Develop Self-Driving Cars

January 12, 2015 - (0) comments

NASA and Nissan Motor Co.’s U.S. branch have partnered to develop self-driving cars that could reach consumers as early as next year. Researchers from NASA Ames Research Center and Nissan’s nearby U.S. Silicon Valley Research Center [...]

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