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2013-04-12 10:13:19

NASA and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Albuquerque, N.M., are requesting research and development proposals to define the type of spacecraft computing needed for future missions. Through a broad agency announcement, the Air Force Next Generation Space Processor Analysis Program is seeking two to four companies to perform a yearlong evaluation of advanced space based applications that would use spaceflight processors for the 2020-2030 time frame. "Computer processors and...

2013-03-10 23:02:03

ARA has responded to the challenges of rubber buildup on runways with a lightweight, deployable technology which has received attention for its capabilities and been showcased in an Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) video posted. Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida (PRWEB) March 10, 2013 Runway rubber buildup is one of the most recognized and easily correctable factors contributing to loss of runway friction. In wet conditions, buildup creates a potential for hydroplaning and risks to...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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