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NASA Unveils Rover Concept for 2020 Mission to Mars
NASA Unveils Rover Concept for 2020 Mission to Mars
Last week, NASA�s Kennedy Space Center unveiled a robotic Mars rover that will launch in 2020 and will land on the planet by 2021. It will spend at least one Mars year (two Earth years) exploring the landing site region. NASA hopes the data from the ro...
NIST Roadmapping Workshop Report Addresses Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Infrastructure
NIST Roadmapping Workshop Report Addresses Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Infrastructure
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a Roadmapping Workshop Report that suggests ways to facilitate wider adoption of composites in a variety of infrastructure applications, including dams, bridges, highways, railroad...
Soel Yachts Launches SoelCat 12 � The Tesla of the Sea
Soel Yachts Launches SoelCat 12 � The Tesla of the Sea
Last week, Dutch company Soel Yachts officially launched its SoelCat 12 � a solar electric catamaran. The catamaran, which Soel Yachts has dubbed �The Tesla on Water,� requires no fuel and can�save up to 142 tons of CO2�annually compared to a conventio...
Bloodhound SSC, World Land Speed Record Challenger, to Begin Speed Tests in Late October
Bloodhound SSC, World Land Speed Record Challenger, to Begin Speed Tests in Late October
According to a recent report from Autocar, the Bloodhound SSC, Britain�s world land speed record challenger, will begin initial speed tests in the UK on October 26. The team plans to run the jet- and rocket-powered car at up to 200 mph, using its EJ200...
Lamborghini to Study use of Carbon Fiber in Prosthetic Implants
Lamborghini to Study use of Carbon Fiber in Prosthetic Implants
Lamborghini announced it is collaborating with Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) on a study focused on a biocompatibility study of composite materials to be used mainly in prosthetic implants and subcutaneous devices. The aim is to identify n...
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi Introduces eArche: A Breakthrough Composite Solar Panel
Dr. Zhengrong Shi, an Australian businessman known as the �Sun King,� has introduced eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel�that could stretch along building facades, atop buses, or on top of carports to charge electric cars. According to Shi,...