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Another exciting day in the Mojave desert as @draperlab's GENIE takes a 440m+ ride on @mastenspace's Xombie.
SLIDE - "Why sample small bodies?" from Arrieta's presentation. #niac2013
Winglee discusses "crashing rockets" and the data his team aims to learn from their efforts. #niac2013
Lantoine discusses using gravity and electromagnetic forces for spacecraft propulsion. #niac2013
Hoyt describes a spiderbot that "could build a Arecibo in space." #niac2013
McCue describes a cryobot descending through ice. #niac2013
"Exploration of Under-Ice Regions with Ocean Profiling Agents (EUROPA)" presented by Leigh McCue. Comm & Nav SLIDE.
SLIDE - "Water Walls Applied to a TransHab-type Inflatable Module" #niac2013
"Challenges of Current Supersonic Airplanes" as presented by Gecheng Zha during #niac2013.
Landis' #niac2013 presentation provides examples of landsailing devices on Earth. Here's a "windwagon" from the 1860s
Landis discusses a rover on Venus. One thought is to use the wind on Venus for rover mobility. #niac2013
Venus: A Challenge for Exploration. A slide from Geoffrey Landis' #niac2013 presentation.
"The inner planets shown more or less to scale." #niac2013
#niac2013 SLIDE - Economic Impact of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education and outreach:
Kubendran discusses GENIE payload driving @mastenspace system. Shows off awesome video. #nasatechdays
Andy Petro discusses 2013 plans for NASA's Small Spacecraft Technology program. #NASATechDays
Andy Petro is discussing NASA's Small Spacecraft Technology program. Shows off a cubesat. #NASATechDays
How You Can Get Involved with NASA Centennial Challenges. #NASATechDays
NASA Centennial Challenge plans for 2013. #NASATechDays
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