Cherokee International (www.cherokeepwr.com) has unveiled the 1,200W CAR1248 front-end rectifier that can pack 19 W/inch3. Designed for low to mid servers, enterprise networking, power over Ethernet (POE), and automatic test equipment applications, the CAR1248 has a 1U0high footprint and measures 1.65 ◊ 3.44 ◊ 11.2 inches, and is narrow enough to fit up to five units in a power shelf.
NASA and Boeing developed a huge, carbon composite cryogenic fuel tank for deep space missions, and started testing it last month. The 18-ft cryotank will enable heavy-lift launch vehicles to send both humans and robots into deep space.
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