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What's DARPA up to in 2017?

Posted May 21, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) projects that it will make great strides in 2017. From biotech, to vertical take offs and landings, the year will be packed with technology moving through various stages from concept to fruition.


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NASA Probe Dodges Mars Moon

Posted March 15, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

The mars atmosphere and volatile evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft carried out a rocket motor burn that boosted its velocity by 0.4 m/s. NASA says this is the first collision avoidance maneuver that the MAVEN spacecraft has performed near Mars to steer clear of Phobos, the planet's lumpy, crater-filled moon.


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India's Space Agency Launches 104 Satellites

Posted March 04, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

India's space agency put 104 satellites into orbit on February 15, reportedly the most in history, as it works to position itself as a destination for low-cost launches. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle carried nanosatellites from seven countries when it took off from a barrier island in southeastern India.


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PoE Controller IC Delivers Power Plus Sequencing and Protection

Posted February 26, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Power over Ethernet (PoE) seems like a great and obvious idea, but it has some complications. One integrated circuit (IC), the LTC4279, aims to help manage those complications. The LTC4279 is an efficient power-supply IC that meets complex protocol and protection requirements.


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50 Years of CES and Technological Advancement

Posted January 12, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

This year's CES, which begins on January 5, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the tradeshow. As a result, the event will focus on the significant contributions made to technology in the last 50 years, showcasing innovations and developments that will surprise and excite the expected 170,000 attendees.


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