Research Horizons

Research Horizons Simplified Spacecraft Design Tools For Evaluating Architecture Concepts First published May 2013, Crosslink® magazine As space system architecture capabilities mature, the tools used to analyze them must be modified and enhanced. The Aerospace Corporation is placing an increasing emphasis on its corporate architecture and systems-of-systems capabilities, which supports its customers in the analysis […]  More »

The Next Big Thing: Nanomaterials Development for Space Technology Applications

The Next Big Thing: Nanomaterials Development for Space Technology Applications   The ability to modify material properties and composite structures on the nanoscale offers intriguing possibilities for space system designers. Aerospace is evaluating nanomaterials and processing techniques that will directly affect future space capabilities. Frank Livingston, Alan Hopkins, and Bruce Weiller   Advances in space […]  More »