Space & Technology

December 30, 2016
 

NASA 2017 – Building the Future

NASA looks forward to 2017. For more information on NASA in 2016 and beyond, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-reveals-the-unknown-in-2016




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NASA seeks U.S. partners to develop reusable systems to land astronauts on moon

NASA image Artist’s concept of a human landing system and its crew on the lunar surface with Earth near the horizon. As the next major step to return astronauts to the Moon under Space Policy Directive-1, NASA announced plans...
 
 

NASA team investigates ultrafast laser machining for multiple spaceflight applications

(Photo Credit: Bill Hrybyk/NASA) Steve Li (left), Frankie Micalizzi (middle), and Robert Lafon (right) are using an ultrafast laser to bond dissimilar materials and etch microscopic channels or waveguides through which light could travel in photonic integrated circuits and laser transmitters. An ultrafast laser that fires pulses of light just 100 millionths of a nanosecond...
 
 

NASA looking to tiny technology for big payoffs

NASA photograph NASA works with industry partner Nanocomp Technologies Inc. of Merrimack, New Hampshire, to advance manufacturing of carbon nanotube composite materials. On Oct. 29, NASA visited Nanocomp’s facility to discuss...