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Tag Archives: NASA

NASA spin on automotive brake rotors

Automotive manufacturers work to reduce weight to improve vehicle performance and in the case of brake rotors, lighter is better for acceleration, reliable stopping, and mileage. NASA has patented technology to accomplish that and more, as described in their latest issue of ‘Spinoff’. The revolutionary brake disc design is at least 42% lighter than conventional cast iron rotors, with performance ...

New NASA software to speed air departures

NASA has delivered a new software – the Precision Departure Release Capability (PDRC) – developed by it, to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The software which will help air traffic controllers (ATC) speed up aircraft departures, will help reduce missed or delayed departures, and thus improve overall air traffic management. The surface model component of will precisely predict both ...