Content tagged with Aerospace
posted in May 2012
Boeing's Engine Fan Upgrade Maximizes Efficiency
5/23/2012  10 comments
Boeing continues to tweak the design of its 737 Max to add fuel efficiency to the next-generation jetliner with a change in the size of fan on the plane’s CFM LEAP-1B engine.
All Systems Go for Composites' Trip to Jupiter
Engineering Materials 
5/23/2012  20 comments
A carbon fiber-reinforced ceramic composite material forms an optical bench on the Juno spacecraft, scheduled to arrive at Jupiter in 2016.
Robots Cut Composite Repair Costs in Half
Engineering Materials 
5/17/2012  26 comments
A major advance in repairing composite structures combining robots and lasers bodes well for commercial aircraft such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Airbus A350XWB, which contain composites in large proportions of their structures.
Boeing iPad App Chronicles Aviation Innovation
5/15/2012  9 comments
Boeing has designed and released its own custom iPad application, leveraging Apple’s tablet device to show off decades of aerospace design to a new generation of tech-savvy mobile users.
NASA Will Use Cereal & Crayons to Test Engine Sensors
5/9/2012  19 comments
The US Air Force's C-17 will undergo health monitoring tests to create a new sensor system for early diagnosis of engine problems.
NASA Explores Humanoid Robot Design
5/8/2012  15 comments
NASA is exploring the potential for human robot design with Robonaut 2, a humanoid machine currently assisting astronauts on the International Space Station.

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