Daily Archives: 01.09.2021

Owen & Rocket Lab Summary

Rocket Lab is a private American company that manufactures rockets and launches satellites into Earth’s lower orbit. Most of the launches start from platforms in New Zealand, and the company also has facilities in the US and Canada. Rocket Lab is proud is that it delivers satellites for commercial use with high frequency and quality. The company has already delivered 105 satellites, ...

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Researchers Develop First Steerable Catheter for Brain Surgery

A team of engineers and physicians has developed a steerable catheter that for the first time will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain’s arteries and blood vessels. The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella—tail-like structures that allow microscopic organisms such as bacteria to swim. The ...

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NASA’s hopes waning for SLS test flight this year

In this July 28 photo, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson views the Space Launch System for the Artemis 1 mission inside the Vehicle Assembly Building. Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett The earliest NASA’s first Space Launch System moon rocket could roll out from the Vehicle Assembly Building to its seaside launch complex in Florida is in late November, officials told Spaceflight Now, leaving ...

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“You Wouldn’t Believe What I Just Saw:” Ingenuity Helicopter Flies Successfully on Mars

NASA pulled off a Wright Brothers moment on Mars early today by successfully flying the tiny Ingenuity helicopter for approximately 40 seconds. “We can now say that human beings have flown a rotorcraft on another planet,” said MiMi Aung, Ingenuity’s lead engineer, speaking to her colleagues gathered at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California to execute and monitor the ...

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