Engineering news

Image: X-ray tomography machine

The engineers of ESA's Materials and Electrical Components Laboratory – tasked with studying candidate parts for space missions – have an armoury of specialist equipment to turn to, including one very heavy piece of kit.

dateJul 16, 2015 in Engineering
shares14 comments 0

Creating the perfect collision

A good car collision should look awful. The more deformed the bumper and front end of the car are, the better. It means that these components have absorbed all of the shock from the collision, leaving the passengers inside ...

dateJul 15, 2015 in Engineering
shares17 comments 0