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2014-01-23 12:23:14

Booth #1525, South Hall, Von Braun Center, Huntstville, Alabama BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute announced today that representatives of the Engineering Division will be exhibiting at the 2014 Association of the United States Army's Institute of Land Warfare (AUSA) Winter Symposium, to be held February 19-21, 2014 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. AUSA Winter Symposium attendees can learn more about Southern...

2014-01-22 16:21:45

DUBLIN, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3h9cw/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Wind Turbine Tower Industry Report 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3h9cw/global_and ]report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report first provides an overview of the industry including definitions, classifications,...

2014-01-16 08:20:14

TETERBORO, New Jersey, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dassault Falcon Jet recently named Remy St-Martin to the newly created position of Senior Director, Customer Experience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/564526-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/663669 ) St-Martin will oversee a wide range of departments and activities within the Dassault Falcon Jet customer service organization, including technical support,...

flying jellyfish drone
2014-01-16 07:56:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists at New York University announced Wednesday that they have built a prototype of the world’s first jellyfish drone. The tiny, electrically powered machine weighs in at just 2.1 grams and can hover in a stable manner without the use of sensors, recover from disturbances and maneuver in ways resembling a flying jellyfish, the researchers said. Previous designs for so-called flapping wing aircraft, or ornithopters, have...

2014-01-15 12:20:37

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue improving geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications, even in GPS-denied conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) In the first two phases of the Maintain Accurate Geo-registration via Image-nav Compensation...

2014-01-06 23:24:32

Driving Uncurbed, Develops Unique Electronics for the Automotive, Rv, and Large Truck Markets. Its Latest Product, the Gps-r5x, Combines Gps Navigation, Radar Detector, Bluetooth, Backup Camera, Dashcam, Fm Transmitter, and More Into One Small 5" Touchscreen Unit Burlington, Vermont (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Combining proven hardware with Windows Mobile operating system and dedicated radar detection and navigation software Driving Uncurbed has created a full featured automotive...

2014-01-02 08:20:05

SEATTLE, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced that Southwest Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. APB's newest program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the existing...

New Conceptual Configuration For Air-breathing Hypersonic Airplanes
2013-12-17 15:00:13

Science China Press How to design a hypersonic airplane that travels from Beijing to New York in only two hours? Dr. Cui Kai and his group from State Key Laboratory of High Temperature Gas Dynamics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences set out to tackle this problem. After three years of innovative research, they presented a body-wing-blending configuration with double flanking air inlets layout to aim at design requirements of high lift-to-drag ratio as well as high...

Webb Telescope Video Sewn Up
2013-12-11 09:00:04

[ Watch The Video: Behind The Webb Episode - All Sewn Up ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online How do you build a space telescope? NASA's "Behind the Webb" series of videos that follow the construction and testing as the James Webb Space Telescope is being pieced together. Host Mary Estacion takes you behind the scenes to talk to the people building this state-of-the-art observatory. The newest video in the series, called "All Sewn Up," reveals how the pieces that...

Latest aerospace engineering Reference Libraries

2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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