News tagged with prototype system

Life-supporting pilot plant

A prototype version of a self-sustaining life-support system, intended to allow humans to live in space indefinitely, is seen in Spain's University Autònoma of Barcelona.

dateJan 11, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Ten-engine electric plane prototype takes off

A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called Greased Lightning ...

dateMay 04, 2015 in Engineering
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Weight loss program for infrared cameras

Infrared sensors can be employed in a wide range of applications, such as driver assistance systems for vehicles or thermography for buildings. A new camera is providing a test bed for development of new products that use ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Robot inspects pipes in petrochemical platforms

With the purpose of verifying onshore and offshore platforms such as Pemex's and detect cracks or corrosion, the Mexican Corporation of Material Research (COMIMSA) designed RoboPipe, a robot capable of inspecting the pipes ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Robotics
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