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Mini Rocket Models Used In Big Way For Space Launch System Base Heating Test
2014-03-06 14:29:37

[ Watch The Video: Models Helping Engineers Better Understand Heat ] Megan Davidson, NASA To better understand the heating conditions at the base of what will be the biggest, most powerful rocket ever built, engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., are thinking small -- really small. Models of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) core stage RS-25 engines and solid rocket boosters -- scaled down to just 2 percent of the actual size of the flight hardware...

flying Paradise tree snake
2014-03-05 04:36:43

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The flying Paradise tree snakes of lowland Asia are renowned for their ability to glide from tree to tree and a new study in the journal Physics of Fluids has shown that these reptiles ride tiny vortices of air that give them a little extra boost. The study expanded on previous research that showed the snakes get an extra boost of lift when facing the air flow at a certain angle. “After experiments uncovered this, we decided to...

2014-03-04 12:24:07

A team of researchers exploring the aerodynamics of flying snakes finds that whirls of wind, the little vortices surrounding it, give them an extra lift. WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Animal flight behavior is an exciting frontier for engineers to both apply knowledge of aerodynamics and to learn from nature's solutions to operating in the air. Flying snakes are particularly intriguing to researchers because they lack wings or any other features that remotely...

2014-03-03 12:22:15

WICHITA, Kan., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of...

A Wingsuit Could Let Usain Bolt Fly On Saturn's Largest Moon
2014-03-03 10:40:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Usain Bolt, who holds records as the fastest man on Earth on two feet, may be so fast that he could fly if he was dropped off on Saturn’s moon Titan and given a wingsuit. Physics students from the University of Leicester have calculated that, based on the world-record holder’s superhuman speeds, he would be able to take flight on the distant moon. Bolt has been recorded reaching speeds of up to 40.25 feet per second, or...

2014-02-27 23:01:30

According to the new SmarTech report, "Additive Manufacturing Opportunities in the Aerospace Industry: A Ten-Year Forecast" aerospace is the second largest industry sector served by additive manufacturing (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Charlottesville, Virginia: A new report from SmarTech Publishing, the industry analyst firm based here, says that sales to the aerospace industry of additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and associated software, services and materials will reach $805...

2014-02-26 12:20:55

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Battlefield commanders have long wanted satellites that can be assembled quickly and launched rapidly to meet immediate needs. Now they have that capability with the plug-and-play Modular Space Vehicle (MSV) delivered Feb. 25 by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at:...

2014-02-24 12:28:43

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While rise and descent times are important numbers to consider when selecting a vehicle lift, other features that speed up the setup process can have an equally significant impact on boosting shop productivity. Mach((TM)) series mobile column lifts from Rotary Lift not only raise vehicles faster than comparable mobile column lifts, but they are also built to maximize operator efficiency and reduce downtime....

2014-02-24 12:20:34

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to provide flight-critical inertial instruments on the new AW609 TiltRotor aircraft undergoing civil certification through the Federal Aviation Administration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO These Northrop Grumman navigation products will be showcased at HELI-EXPO 2014 in booth #502 Feb. 25-27 in Anaheim....

2014-02-21 08:20:08

SEATTLE, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that Aerovias de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (Aeromexico) 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...


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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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