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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...

2013-11-26 04:21:20

STOCKHOLM, November 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Device & App provide indoor & outdoor tracking in over 30 countries Wonder Technology Solutions (WTS), a Swedish-based technology startup, has launched Trax: GPS Tracker for Children & Pets, a brilliant new smart device and application that lets users locate their children and pets at anytime and from anywhere. Trax combines advanced GPS and sensor fusion technology to provide indoor navigation...

2013-11-25 16:21:09

NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the SATCON Satellite Communications Conference & Expo held here November 13-14 at the Javits Convention Center, Teal Group space analysts have identified 3,164 space payloads proposed to be built and launched to earth or deep space orbits between 2013 and 2032. They estimate the value of these satellites and other space payloads at more than $235 billion. Near term, Teal analysts identify and quantify 276 proposed launches...

Owls' Noiseless Wings May One Day Inspire Quieter Aircraft, Wind Turbines
2013-11-25 05:02:43

[ Watch the Video: Aerodynamic Inspiration From Silent Owl Wings ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Learning how owls use acoustic stealth to surprise their prey could one day help engineers improve the design of airplanes, submarines and wind turbines, according to research presented Sunday morning at an American Physical Society Division of Fluid Dynamics event in Pittsburgh. Several different owl species have developed specialized plumage to essentially...

2013-11-19 12:21:48

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has completed the first tests with an F/A-18 research jet to evaluate the autonomous flight control system for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The system, called the Adaptive Augmenting Controller, will allow SLS to respond to vehicle and environmental variations such as winds or vehicle flexibility after it blasts off the launch pad and heads...

Scientists To Present Theory On Longevity Of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot
2013-11-14 17:55:46

[ Watch the Video: The Mystery Behind Jupiter's Long-lived Storm ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A defining mark of Jupiter, the Great Red Spot, should have disappeared centuries ago, according to prevailing theories. A new model being presented at the 66th Annual Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting in Pittsburgh next week provides a possible explanation for why the turbulent red vortex has lasted so long. "Based on current theories, the Great Red Spot...

2013-11-14 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Ames Research Center and NASA's Langley Research Center, in partnership with The Boeing Co., have completed wind tunnel testing of a full-scale Boeing 757 vertical tail model equipped with active flow control technology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A major objective of the tests was to show active flow control can enhance the performance of a vertical tail enough to enable future...

Tests Of 757 Vertical Tail With Advanced Technology Completed
2013-11-14 16:12:24

NASA NASA's Ames Research Center and NASA's Langley Research Center, in partnership with The Boeing Co., have completed wind tunnel testing of a full-scale Boeing 757 vertical tail model equipped with active flow control technology. A major objective of the tests was to show active flow control can enhance the performance of a vertical tail enough to enable future designers to reduce the size of the structure for a whole family of airplanes. That could reduce the penalties related to...

2013-11-12 16:20:28

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Investor Relations Director Coleen Tabor will speak at the Gabelli & Company 19(th) Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Nov.19, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (EST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) Tabor's remarks will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the web site...


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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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