25 Mar 2020
Flexible Solar Cells for Future Satellites
ESA has backed the creation of this flexible, ultra-thin solar cell to deliver the best power to mass ratio for space missions.
28 Nov 2019
Catapult Satellite Applications
Catapult Satellite Applications is a non-profit organisation that aims to boost UK productivity by helping companies to harness the power of satellites. A major focus for Catapult Satellite Applications is agricultural technology. At the REAP Conference 2019, IDTechEx Technology Analyst spoke with Calum Kelly, Agri-Tech Solutions Lead at Catapult Satellite Application
14 Nov 2019
Astronauts to Test Drive a Lunar Robot from the Space Station
Astronauts could one day remotely control Moon and Mars rovers from orbit. An upcoming test aboard the International Space Station could help make this a possibility.
16 Oct 2019
Controlling robots across oceans and space
Human-robotic partnerships are at the heart of European Space Agency's exploration strategy, which includes preparing for scenarios like this by sending robotic scouts to the Moon and planets, hand-in-hand with astronauts controlling them from orbit.
8 Oct 2019
NASA Designing Shapeshifting Robots for Saturn's Moons
Mini robots that can roll, fly, float and swim, then morph into a single machine? Together they form Shapeshifter, a developing concept for a transformational vehicle to explore treacherous, distant worlds.
2 Aug 2019
Satellite connected wearables for marine conservation
Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over years.
12 Jul 2019
3D printing human tissue for astronauts
3D printing human tissue could help keep astronauts healthy all the way to Mars. An ESA project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples.
8 Jul 2019
3D printing with a wood-based ink
Researchers have succeeded in 3D printing with a wood-based ink in a way that mimics the unique 'ultrastructure' of wood. Their research could revolutionise the manufacturing of green products.
8 Jul 2019
Deep-CEE: The AI tool helping astronomers explore deep space
Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos, but despite being millions of lightyears across, they can still be hard to spot. Researchers have turned to artificial intelligence for assistance, developing "Deep-CEE" (Deep Learning for Galaxy Cluster Extraction and Evaluation), a novel deep learning technique to speed up the process of finding them.
26 Jun 2019
Frankfurt Laser Company
Frankfurt Laser Company are an international distributor of laser diode products and a custom laser solution provider.
19 Jun 2019
Eagleyard are a laser diode manufacturer.
26 Mar 2019
Modulight manufacture laser diodes, laser diode modules and laser-based healthcare systems.
13 Feb 2019
Largest 3D printed rocket engine
Orbex has publicly unveiled its Prime rocket for the first time. Designed to deliver small satellites into Earth's orbit, the rocket is made from a specially-formulated lightweight carbon fibre and aluminium composite and includes the world's largest 3-D printed rocket engine.