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Hypergravity helping aircraft fly further

(—ESA research has helped to develop an aircraft-grade alloy that is twice as light as conventional nickel superalloys while offering equally good properties. The path to creating this alloy required research under ...

dateNov 06, 2012 in Engineering
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ESA centrifuge opens door to high-gravity worlds

Astronauts' jobs sometimes weigh heavy on them: crews returning from space briefly endure ‘g-loading’ more than four times Earth normal. Scientists interested in hypergravity need to create it for minutes, days ...

dateOct 03, 2011 in Engineering
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