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NASA's First Solar Sail NanoSail-D Deploys in Low-Earth Orbit

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Friday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. EST, engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., confirmed that the NanoSail-D nanosatellite deployed its 100-square-foot polymer sail in low-Earth orbit and is operating …


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RSESC Researcher presenting at 2010 International Astronautical Congress

RSESC Researcher Lance Warden will be presenting at the 2010 International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Prague. On the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) Lance Warden will present a brief …


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RSESC Develops Flight Test Engineering Capability

The RSESC now has two Flight Test Engineering (FTE) Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Dr. Ralph Kimberlin and Mr. Rodney Allison. They bring a combined experience of over 60 years in teaching and research. The RSESC has access to instrumented …


Interview: NASA Scientist's Plan to Extract Moon Water Affordably Using Microwaves | Popular Science

PopSci.com has published an interview with Ed Ethridge regarding a plan to extract moon water affordably using microwaves mentioning the work being done with Dr. Bill Kaukler, the Co-Investigator on the …


Friction Stir Welding Comes to UAH

Recently, the Rotorcraft Center obtained licensing for the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process from The Welding Institute (TWI) and began pursuing this capability in …


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Cooking Up Water From the Moon? NASA Studies Water Extraction With Microwave

October 19th, 2009 by Steve …


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On path toward aviation center of excellence

Organizations uniting to improve …


UAH to serve as a designated research collaborator in the nation's first DoD funded University Affiliated Research Center focused on Systems Engineering

UAH will serve as a designated research collaborator in the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), the first University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) to focus on challenging systems engineering …


UAH Researcher Sue O'Brien presents Systems Engineering Toolkit (SET) at the 11th Annual Systems Engineering Conference

UAH Researcher Sue O'Brien presents Systems Engineering Toolkit (SET) at the 11th Annual Systems Engineering Conference. See Abstract …


University of Alabama Huntsville Investigates Damage Tolerance of Unidirectional Composite Materials Using MSC.Nastran and MSC.Marc

E.C. Colley and D.M. Sabados, Rotorcraft Systems Engineering and Simulation Center, University of Alabama in …