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Aircraft assembly line thought

04/22/2017 by Lifecycle
I have been studying the following simple case: An aircraft assembly line is organized as a flow production process with a certain takt time. The tot...
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Last comment 04/22/2017 by SolarEagle

Stageless Rocket Coming Out of New Mexico to an Orbit Near You

04/12/2017 by James Stewart
new atlas using hydrogen peroxide/kerosene aerospike engine bell design. one stage. Stays in orbit for further use (or trash collection??)
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Last comment 04/13/2017 by James Stewart

Gimbal Lock

04/02/2017 by Fredski
I never knew this
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Last comment 04/10/2017 by Tom_Consulting

50-Year-Old Rocket Stage Involved in Orbital Debris Event

04/02/2017 by Andrew Westman
The Joint Space Operations Center this week added hundreds of new debris objects to their catalog of objects orbiting Earth, originating from five sep...
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Last comment 04/04/2017 by wmerryall
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Mars Conditions Tested on Heat Shield Materials

03/14/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
With X-ray imaging, 3D behavior at the microstructure level can be viewed as the sample materials are heated, stretched to the breaking point, and sub...
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Pu-238: Fuel for Deep Space Journeys

02/10/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. space agency NASA is particular when it comes to the fuel used to power its longest space missions — only plutonium-238 will do, but it...
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Last comment 02/11/2017 by StandardsGuy
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Women of NASA to Be Immortalized — As Lego Figurines

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3D Printing a NASA Space Wrench - Video

02/01/2016 posted in Workbench Creations
by SavvyExacta
Watch our 3D printer create a NASA space wrench! You may have seen our previous posts explaining that we would be conducting a live Periscope broadca...
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How To Dock With The International Space Station

03/24/2015 posted in Roger's Equations
by Bayes
There's a really cool video of how astronauts take the Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station. It includes a discussion with astronaut Scott...
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Women Who Inspire in Space and Science

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The Wright Brothers 'Won' but Whitehead was First: Thanks to the Press

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by MillMatt
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