On March 28, 2012, at a test facility in Promontory, UT, NASA and ATK successfully completed the first test for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) booster program.
Shares of Valero Energy Corp. rose Wednesday after a Dallas investment firm headed by oilman T. Boone Pickens disclosed it had purchased 188,000 shares in the petroleum refining and marketing company during the first quarter.BP Capital Management LP detailed the purchase in a Securities and...
URS Corp. said Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract worth up to $130 million for work on an oil sands project in Alberta, Canada.The San Francisco engineering and construction company said that its oil and gas division will be responsible for construction of above-ground and...
aPrior i has announced that ThyssenKrupp Elevator has deployed its software platform to effectively attack product costs earlier in the product lifecycle.
AVX Corporation has announced that US-based Global Advanced Metals’ tantalum processing division, (GAM Technology), the first tantalum smelter to achieve EICC/GeSI Conflict-Free Smelter validation in December 2010, has joined the AVX "Solutions for Hope Project."
In the space industry, the design, building and testing of rover prototypes is extremely expensive and system testing typically does not occur until late in the design/testing process, leading to a long development time.
Midwest Composite Technologies (Hartland, WI) is a full service manufacturer. With an in-house design team they provide CAD services for concept creation and review, as well as rapid prototypes for form and function, molds and prototypes for complex structures, and low volume production and sub-assembly operations.
Renny Gleeson shows us, while he runs through a slideshow of creative and funny 404 pages, how every error is really a chance to build a better relationship.
Bill takes apart a digital camera and explains how its captures images using a CCD (charge coupled device).
Bruce Seidel is confident the future of food television won't be seen on television.Which is why the Food Network and Cooking Channel veteran has checked out of network TV to oversee the launch of YouTube's latest original content channel, HUNGRY. The channel, which goes live on July 2, is expected...
Montana officials said Wednesday that they are investigating several sites with suspected oil left over from an Exxon Mobil Corp. pipeline break last year, but recent testing shows one such site just downstream of the spill to be crude-free.The July 1 accident spilled an estimated 1,500 barrels...
ThinkGeek’s Aquapod rocket launcher provides a fun way to play with your empty soda bottles before recycling them.
Kip Kay builds an easy gadget that will alert you when liquids get too close to dangerous levels.
This week in engineering , military drone from video game; pneumatic car; glass that stays clean; robots imitating high heels; and a paralyzed woman completes marathon.
University of Michigan’s high-strength, high-ductility concrete will make for a much more resilient constructing material which would be able to withstand the power of earthquakes and extreme loading much better than the concrete that is widely used today.