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  • Lots of technology behind the moon landing
    With the celebration of July's 50th anniversary of the moon landing, I've been reading a lot about Apollo 11, especially the technology involved in it all. What's most interesting is how primitive by current standards the technology that got astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael
  • Aircraft Landing Gear Design: Principles and Practices
    Aircraft Landing Gear Design: Principles and Practices. Leading students and engineers from the initial concepts of landing gear design through the final detail design, this text provides a link in landing gear technology from historical practices to modern design trends.
  • Aerospace Landing Systems with Specialty Airbag Fabrics
    Aeronautic engineers attempt to mitigate the dangers of non-optimal or emergency landings using innovative safety systems and specialty airbag fabrics.
  • Assessing 5G Radar Altimeter Interference for Realistic Instrument Landing System Approaches
    InSite to provide a realistic assessment of radar altimeter interference due to emissions from 5G base stations along a landing approach to runway 27L of Chicago O'Hare International Airport.
  • Case Study: Sixth Wheel Offers a Safe Alternative to Standard Crank on Trailer Landing Gear
    In the world of freight services, there are many potential dangers and risks involved on a daily basis. From traffic accidents, to weather, to tireless long-drives; the last thing a trucker should have to worry about is an injury caused by raising or lowering the truck landing gear; a task
  • Small-scale Turbo Compressors for More Efficient Take-off/Landing and Cruise of Future Aircraft
    allows for short take-off and landings, and enables drag reduction during cruise and, therefore, lower fuel consumption during long distance flights. The key technology providing this Super-Lift is an ultra-compact turbo compressor, which Celeroton has realized prototypes for wind tunnel testing.
  • Baggage-free Eaton Strainers (R) Make Perfect Landing at JFK
    John F. Kennedy International Airport: Every year airports inevitably experience delays and cancellations, but passengers at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport remain cool, warm and comfortable thanks, in a large degree, to the uninterrupted service of Eaton strainers.
  • Mision Accomplished - Spectron shares in success as Huygens probe makes triumphant landing on Titan!
    On Friday, January 14th, 2005 the Huygens probe. touched down on Titan, a moon of Saturn, ending. its impressive seven-year journey. The probe. entered Titan's upper atmosphere at about 5:15 a.m. EST. During its two and one-half hour descent to the surface of the moon, it made various scientific
  • Everything RF: Qorvo Components Used by NASA in the Mars Perseverance's Critical Descent Stage Landing Radar
    With the recent mission of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover, all eyes have been looking to the sky. The rover landed on Mars' Jezero Crater on February 18, 2021. According to NASA, it will "seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock and soil) for a possible
  • Spacecraft Technology: The Early Years
    Spacecraft Technology: The Early Years. Charting the early Space Age, from the launch of Sputinik 1 in 1957 to the landing of men on the Moon, this book is a celebration of the importance of that early technology in shaping our global culture.
  • Military Embedded: GaN in Space Military RF Trends
    Satellites, spacecraft, and communications systems are leveraging the performance benefits of gallium nitride (GaN) RF components as demonstrated by the successful landing of the Mars Perseverance Rover. GaN also fuels innovation in military electronic warfare and radar systems.
  • Suddenly Everyone Wants to Go to the Moon
    For decades, it seemed like the world had lost interest in Earth's smaller companion. Now, the science and business communities have rediscovered the Moon. Several landing missions are planned for the coming years, and an American university is leading the way with their rover.
  • Sealing Solutions for Amphibious Assault Vehicles (AAVs)
    Amphibious assault vehicles are armored personnel carriers that transport troops and cargo from off-shore ships to in-land positions. During World War II, Allied forces used an amphibious landing craft called the LVT-1 at Guadalcanal, the Leyte Landing, and the Battle of Okinawa. During the Cold
  • Miniature Linear Bearings Help Prolong Curiosity's Mars Mission
    The launch, landing and overall mission of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) is arguably one of the most daring-and successful-space exploration endeavors ever undertaken. After a successful landing at Gale Crater on August 6, 2012, MSL's Curiosity rover has already surpassed its 23-month
  • Cable Covers for All Your Holiday Decorations
    Part of the reason people seem to enjoy the holidays so much is because of all the wonderful decorations. Candy canes line the driveways, luminous deer can be seen grazing in the front yard, there's even that one house that has Santa's sleigh coming in for a landing on their roof-in all its

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  • Avionics Navigation Systems 2nd Edition Complete Document
    You'll find everything you need to know about: Traditional ground-based radio navigation Satellite systems: GPS, GLONASS, and their augmentations New inertial systems, including optical rate sensors, micromechanical accelerometers, and high-accuracy stellar-inertial navigators Instrument Landing System and its successors Integrated …