Aerospace and Defense

Earth-like planet with possible life-sustaining potential identified

Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:26

Scientists have long sought after planets similar to Earth that are capable of supporting life, an endeavor that would not be possible without observational tools devised by engineering research and development.

SpaceX Dragon on route to space station with materials for experiments

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 10:11

Immense advances in orbital and space launch technologies have resulted from engineering research and led to new missions beyond the earth's atmosphere.

Cassini captures glimpse of potential origin of Saturn moon

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 09:24

The Cassini spacecraft, created by NASA with the help of engineering research and development, has been taking pictures and gathering information about Saturn and its satellites for years.

Hubble Telescope measurement distance increased tenfold

Monday, 14 April 2014 13:42

The Hubble Space Telescope, which was developed with the help of engineering information, has contributed to numerous scientific discoveries and provided many beautiful images of the universe.

Possible extrasolar moon discovered beyond the solar system

Monday, 14 April 2014 13:42

The combination of ingenuity, mathematical calculation and engineering research has led to astronomical findings that are as fascinating as the universe is enormous.

Evidence for Martian lake found at Gusev Crater

Thursday, 10 April 2014 09:26

As scientists probe planets for signs of life with the help of machines designed using engineering information, new revelations about the presence of water on extraterrestrial bodies continue to multiply.

Curiosity rover captures cosmic glints on Mars

Wednesday, 09 April 2014 09:51

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover, which was designed with the assistance of engineering research and development, is currently probing the Martian surface for valuable information about the fourth planet from the sun.

Insight into polar hexagon may reveal rotation speed of Saturn

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 07:48

NASA has been able to develop devices that provide valuable information about Saturn and its moons with the help of engineering research.

Hydrous apatite may have led to mistaken moon water hypothesis

Monday, 07 April 2014 13:37

Scientists are able to analyze many types of extraterrestrial data with the help of engineering information technology, resulting in new insights into the elemental composition of diverse planetary bodies.

Suspicion of ocean beneath surface of Saturn moon corroborated

Friday, 04 April 2014 11:14

The search for extraterrestrial bodies of water is a challenging search that would be impossible without the assistance of engineering research and development.
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