Monthly Archives: March 2018
Exploring Nuclear Power Plants via UAS
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Southwest Research Institute and the University of Pennsylvania are developing UAS technology to fly into the containment vessels of the damaged units at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station and assess conditions.
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) East and West
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NOAA maintains a two-satellite Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) constellation to watch over the Western Hemisphere.
Mission Possible: Women of the Hubble Space Telescope
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When they were growing up, six women couldn’t have imagined that their lives would take them on a journey to NASA to work with the Hubble Space Telescope.
NASA Tech’s Supporting Role at the Oscars
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It's all about the gold. NASA uses gold on satellites and telescopes to see in infrared and block heat absorption. We needed a coating that was ulta-reflective and super durable—and thanks to a family-owned business i...