Aerospace & Defence
New company launches ultra-light, low carbon ‘aerogel’ insulation materials for aviation and auto industries
University of Bath spin-out company Aerogel Core Ltd is set to develop next-generation materials for the aerospace and automotive industries
SiTime’s new Endura Oscillator Families, precision timing for Aerospace and Defence
SiTime,the precision timing company, has announced two new Endura precision timing oscillator families.
NASA & DARPA will test nuclear engine for future Mars missions
NASA and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have announced a collaboration to demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine in space, an enabling capability for NASA crewed missions to Mars.
Time and cost efficient modular EMI filters meet global regulations
Spectrum Control, a specialist in digitally enabled, RF/microwave solutions, announces a family of modular AC power EMI filters that help satisfy global EMC regulations, improve time-to-market, address space constraints, and withstand harsh environmental conditions in commercial and military/aerospace systems.
Heart Aerospace selects Siemens Xcelerator for electric aeroplane
Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that Swedish electric aeroplane maker Heart Aerospace has selected the Capital software portfolio from the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software and services to support its design, development, and certification of zero emission electric aircraft.
Wind River supports Airbus in its certification milestone for automatic air-to-air refuelling
Wind River has announced its cooperation with Airbus to support the A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft for automatic air-to-air refuelling (A3R). The MRTT aircraft is the world’s first tanker to be certified for A3R refuelling boom operations in daylight.
What’s the price of risk in the private space sector?
The number of satellites in low-Earth orbit is predicted to grow dramatically over the next decade due to the launch of planned satellite constellations by private companies.
UK Space Agency announces £50m for satellite comms
The UK Space Agency has announced £50 million of funding for ambitious and innovative projects that will supercharge the UK’s satellite communications industry.
RTEMS Qualification Data Package for safety-critical space missions
The RTEMS real-time operating system has been established in industry and especially spaceflight for decades.
Astronaut Tim Peake assumes ambassadorial role for space
The UK Space Agency has paid tribute to Tim Peake, following his decision to step down from the active European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut corps and assume an ambassadorial role for space.