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Navy registers trademarks for Carderock’s SeaGlide®

Posted January 25, 2017 by Daniel Daglis

As the world becomes more technologically advanced, so grows the need for experts to deal with its complexities. Today, there is a shortage of American students pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

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AFOSR awards grants to 60 scientists, engineers through Young Investigator Research Program

Posted October 20, 2017 by

In January 2016, the Air Force Office of Scientific Research awarded approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers from 41 research institutions and small businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program. This is to acknowledge an additional YIP recipient increasing the number of awards to…

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Air Force agreement will result in new product for recording missions

Posted June 8, 2018 by Mindy Cooper

A new agreement between the Air Force Research Laboratory and an Ohio company will result in a new handheld audio recording system for military operations and training.

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NASA awards thermal infrared sensor-2 instrument cryocooler contract

Posted May 18, 2016 by

NASA has awarded a sole source contract to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corporation of Boulder, Colo., for the Thermal Infrared Sensor-2 (TIRS-2) instrument Cryocooler for Landsat 9. This a cost-plus fixed-fee contract in the amount of $18,249,103 million with a deliverable date of February 3, 2018. This action definitizes a letter contract that was issued…

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NASA selects three aeronautics teams to explore ‘ambitious’ ideas

Posted June 9, 2017 by

NASA photograph by Andrew Carlsen Principal Investigator Natalia Alexandrov makes the pitch to a group of NASA aeronautics managers for her team’s study, ATTRACTOR, which will explore how to embed reliability into algorithms that are used over time to inform autonomous systems in aviation. Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions…

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SpaceX unveils new Falcon Heavy rocket before January launch

Posted December 22, 2017 by Marcia Dunn

SpaceX unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket Dec. 20 at Cape Canaveral, Fla., a month before its first launch. Photos show the new rocket inside its Florida hangar, missing the cargo for the January test flight.

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AFRL, IBM unveil world’s largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer

Posted July 27, 2018 by Jeremy W. O'Brien

The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with IBM, unveiled the world's largest neuromorphic digital synaptic super computer, dubbed 'Blue Raven,' at AFRL's Information Directorate Advanced Computing Applications Lab in Rome, N.Y., July 19.

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NASA Armstrong aircraft boasts new paint job

Posted January 8, 2016 by

NASA photograph The F-15D No. 897 jet used for research support and pilot proficiency, seen in flight above the Mojave Desert. Two NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center F-15D Eagle aircraft used for research support and pilot proficiency are getting new paint jobs. The aircraft sported charcoal grey when they were U.S. Air Force jets prior…

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NASA, France to collaborate on aircraft noise research

Posted October 3, 2016 by

During bilateral meetings in Daejeon, South Korea, NASA and France’s Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales signed an agreement Sept. 27 to collaborate on research that focuses on mitigating the effects of civil air transportation noise.  “Noise is a major issue affecting not only the aviation community, but citizens around the world that live…

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Wanted: Novel approaches for detecting, stopping small unmanned air systems

Posted September 27, 2017 by

DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection program seeks to develop an integrated system capable of defeating self-guided sUAS (i.e., those that do not rely on a radio or GPS receiver for their operation) attacking a high-value convoy on the move, and recently awarded Phase 1 agreements to start research.

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