Space modules for industrial and scientific purposes

Bigelow Aerospace and United Launch Alliance join forces to foster habitable volumes in Low Earth orbit

Re-Ni coatings for aircraft and aerospace applications

A unique combination of a columnar and multilayer structure was observed for an electrodeposit produced by dc plating in a single bath.

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Return of supersonic passenger travel

Supersonic passenger air travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s New Aviation Horizons initiative

Influence of martensite fraction on tensile strength of martensitic stainless steels

A simplified Q&P processing was designed in order to study the role of martensite fraction.

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Induction heat treatment of sheet-bulk metal formed parts

A test of whether stress states can be induced in a controlled manner in semi-finished tailored blanks manufactured by orbital cold-forming.

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Boeing develop lightest ever material

Boing created an open cellular polymer structure to build lighter aircrafts and save fuel.

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Steel/aluminum welding: lighter with lasers

The project is currently developing a laser welding process for joining three-dimensional structures made of steel and aluminum in a hybrid design.

From Munich to Mercury

High-tech solar panels from GKN Aerospace are helping a European Space Agency satellite’s mission to map the planet Mercury.

3-D printed rocket engine

Successful NASA rocket fuel pump tests pave the way for 3-D printed demonstrator engine.

Bionics in aeronautics

Researchers have used the Venus Flytrap as a model for new aircraft flap design.