Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

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Comet Gas and Dust Dynamics Modeling for MIRO

This tool is used to perform the scientific analysis of the MIRO measurements and to study the evolution of the comet coma. The scientific analysis contributes to one of NASAs research objectives: Learn how the Suns family of planets and minor bodies originated and evolved. A lightweight, un-cooled...
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Composite Cores

Spang & Company's new configuration of converter transformer cores is a composite of gapped and ungapped cores assembled together in concentric relationship. The net effect of the composite design is to combine the protection from saturation offered by the gapped core with the lower magnetizing...
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Compound Separation

Jet Propulsion Laboratory developed a new one-step liquid-liquid extraction technique which cuts processing time, reduces costs and eliminates much of the equipment required. Technique employs disposable extraction columns, originally developed as an aid to the Los Angeles Police Department, which...
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Computer Technology for Industry

Shell Oil Company used a COSMIC program, called VISCEL to insure the accuracy of the company's new computer code for analyzing polymers, and chemical compounds. Shell reported that there were no other programs available that could provide the necessary calculations. Shell produces chemicals for...
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Contact Graph Routing

This software was developed to support the NASA DTN Technology Readiness program. The Interplanetary Overlay Network (ION) communication system is an implementation of Delay-Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocols for space flight operations. It enables reliable automatic data communication over a...
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Crystal Furnace

A melt recharging" technique which eliminates the cooldown and heating periods in a crystal "growing" crucible resulted from a Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)/Kayex Corporation program. Previously the cost of growing the silicon solar cells had been very high. The Kayex/JPL system improved...
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Cybersonics: Tapping into Technology

With the assistance of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) funding from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Cybersonics, Inc., developed an ultrasonic drill with applications ranging from the medical industry to space exploration. The drill, which has the ability to take a core sample of the...

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