Defense http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8209/more en NASA’s Green Thumb for Green Aviation http://machinedesign.com/defense/nasa-s-green-thumb-green-aviation <div class="field-deck"> The New Horizon Aviation Program’s charter is to strengthen the aviation industry over the next 20 years by introducing new technologies, as well as find ways to improve on efficiency and reduce pollution. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The New Horizon Aviation Program’s charter is to strengthen the aviation industry over the next 20 years by introducing new technologies, as well as find ways to improve on efficiency and reduce pollution. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/defense/nasa-s-green-thumb-green-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/defense/nasa-s-green-thumb-green-aviation#comments Defense Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:02:00 +0000 70621 at http://machinedesign.com The Basics of Industrial Connectivity http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Altech Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial connectivity includes any component that is in the path of delivering power or control signals to do useful...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/basics-industrial-connectivity#comments Basics of Design Defense Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Medical Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:43:00 +0000 37171 at http://machinedesign.com 3D-Printed Metamaterial Shrinks Under High Heat http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat <div class="node-body article-body">Although it is made of two thermally expanding materials, star-shaped unit cells of the metamaterial have a mechanical design that promotes negative thermal expansion (NTE) when heat is applied. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/materials/3d-printed-metamaterial-shrinks-under-high-heat#comments 3D Printing Defense Materials News Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:11:00 +0000 67151 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of Qiming Wang Five Aircraft Ideas NASA Is Exploring http://machinedesign.com/blog/five-aircraft-ideas-nasa-exploring <div class="node-body blog-body">NASA does a lot more than just explore space. It has also long been inventing new ways to make flying safer and more efficient. To add to its successes...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/five-aircraft-ideas-nasa-exploring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/five-aircraft-ideas-nasa-exploring#comments Defense Technologies A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:17:00 +0000 65711 at http://machinedesign.com Celebrating Juno’s Arrival at Jupiter this Weekend http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend <div class="node-body blog-body">Engineers and scientists at NASA will be spending some tense time at NASA’s mission control as the four-ton spacecraft Juno ends its five-year, 1.74 billion-mile journey to Jupiter.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/celebrating-juno-s-arrival-jupiter-weekend#comments Defense Technologies A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:58:00 +0000 63891 at http://machinedesign.com Leaving on a Jet Plane - Simulation of a Jet Engine Thrust Reverser http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jet engines do not only propel a commercial plane to its cruising speed and maintain it at that speed, but are also...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/leaving-jet-plane-simulation-jet-engine-thrust-reverser#comments Defense White Papers FEA and Simulation Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:28:00 +0000 63751 at http://machinedesign.com Darpa’s Race for a Special Ops Motorcycle http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle <div class="node-body blog-body">Soldiers in the U.S. Special Operations, such as Navy Seals and Army Rangers, could soon see a new tool in their arsenal...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/darpa-s-race-special-ops-motorcycle#comments Defense Editorial Comment A Skeptical Engineer Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:46:00 +0000 63771 at http://machinedesign.com Experience drive technology up close http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">driven, the maxon motor magazine is full of exciting application stories, interviews with the experts in the industries of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/robotics/experience-drive-technology-close#comments Defense Medical Robotics Learning Resources Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:28:00 +0000 63621 at http://machinedesign.com TARC Eyes STEM by Immersing Youth in Rocket Science http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science <div class="node-body article-body">Teen participants have a blast with the Team America Rocket Challenge, which creates a fun and competitive environment for kids to gain interest in STEM. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/recreation/tarc-eyes-stem-immersing-youth-rocket-science#comments Defense Recreation News Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:17:00 +0000 63681 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Turbine Engines? http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines <div class="field-deck"> Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines#comments What's the Difference Between... Defense Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:00 +0000 62471 at http://machinedesign.com