News tagged with aeronautics and astronautics

Researchers cooking up new gelled rocket fuels

Engineers and food scientists are teaming up to develop a new type of gelled fuel the consistency of orange marmalade designed to improve the safety, performance and range of rockets for space and military ...

dateJan 21, 2009 in
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How numbers can reveals hidden truths about sports

When a field-goal kicker lines up for an attempt in a football game, television viewers will typically be presented with the kicker's record from that distance—on all attempts from 40 to 49 yards, for instance. ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Mathematics
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Removing orbital debris with less risk

Global Aerospace Corporation (GAC) announced today that the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is publishing an article entitled "Removing Orbital Debris With Less Risk" in the March/April ...

dateMar 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Engineering a safer world

Innovations in software and technology are creating increasingly complex systems: cars that park themselves; medical devices that automatically deliver drugs; and smartphones with the computing power of desktop ...

dateApr 24, 2012 in Engineering
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