Raytheon’s next-generation variant destroyed an intermediate-range ballistic missile target in a first-of-its-kind test from land.
Aerospace and Defense
Two Desert View High School students look at 3-D presentations used by marketers at the Ideas Collide booth. Caterpillar let some of the 400 Expo attendees remotely pilot a D11GT bulldozer located at the company’s Green Valley demonstration facility. New technologies including artificial intelligence and 3-D printing are transforming the aerospace industry — […]
One of Tucson’s latest New Space industry startups took a big step forward recently when a prototype of its spherical antenna hitched a ride on NASA’s newest and biggest research balloon. Freefall Aerospace, a University of Arizona technology spinoff founded by UA astronomy professor Chris Walker and NASA veteran Doug Stetson, demonstrated its high-efficiency antennas […]
Tucson-based small-satellite launch startup Vector has won a key U.S. patent for its small-rocket engine technology as it moves toward its first orbital flight later this year. Vector was awarded patent number 10,072,612 on Sept. 11 for its “enhanced liquid oxygen-propylene rocket engine,” including a rocket-propellant injector made with 3-D metal printing and optimized to […]
This is a guest blog article by Nexus Earth. Colin’s first build was a go-kart, a father-son project inspired by his father Jim, and by the competitive spirit and passion for racing which they both share. Growing up with a man who is literally a rocket scientist has given Colin an undeniable drive to push […]
This post was written by Kathryn Pesta, Sales and Marketing Specialist for Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, the Southwest’s leading provider of engineering services and products for Simulation, Product Development and 3D Printing.At PADT, we’re as big of a fan as anyone of the cool, trendy software and IT companies that run up billion dollar […]
Universal Avionics was named 2014 Outstanding Small/Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Arizona Manufacturers Council during its recent Summit and Awards Luncheon. Each year the council names a manufacturer that creates superior products, offers high-quality jobs and shows a strong commitment to the state. The Tucson company previously won the award in 2009. Universal […]