Article - 20 Apr 2004
China has successfully launched the first nanotechnology based satellite, Nano-satellite I. Posted April 19 2004
Article - 23 Jul 2007
NextTechs present research has led to the development of a novel thermal protection system (TPS) concept for spacecraft. Recent work has shown that lightweight carbon-carbon (C/C) composites have...
Article - 6 May 2004
A team of scientists have used a scanning electron microscope to make a detailed examination of the foot of a jumping spider that could lead to Post-it® notes that still stick even if wet and greasy...
Article - 23 Feb 2004
Nanotechnology company, Zyvex Corp., is working in collaboration with the University of Texas at Dallas to build a prototype of the worlds toughest material for NASA. Posted February 22 2004
Article - 7 Jan 2004
A major British aerospace company has developed a tiny, silicon ring-based inertial measurement unit, using micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) technology, to help guide projectiles to their...
Article - 15 Dec 2003
NASA has spoken of the potential of nanotechnology to help with homeland security as part of a forum at NASA’s Ames Research Center. Posted December 15 2003
Article - 15 Oct 2003
Scientists in Britain and USA have developed an adhesive that uses nano scale hairs to mimic the sticky toes of a gecko. Posted 15 October 2003
Article - 12 Apr 2005
NASA plans to use nanotechnology and nanomaterials in its projects, and is focusing its research on nanomaterials, nanoelectronics and biomolecular nanotechnology. NASA is also exploring the potential...
Article - 6 Apr 2005
NASA is testing its ‘TETwalker’ nanobot, which is a protean ‘smart robot’ which changes shape to adapt to different space environments. Replacing the electric motor with MEMS and NEMS will lead to...
Article - 9 Mar 2005
Energy conversion efficiency rates of solar cells could be improved by the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies. On top of looking at materials systems and techniques for improving solar...