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BOSCH PARTNERS WITH ASTROBOTIC TO STUDY DEEP AUDIO ANALYTICS ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Bosch in North America and Astrobotic Technology Inc. have announced a research partnership to send experimental sensor technology to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as May 2019. Bosch’s SoundSee technology is a deep audio analytics capability that uses a custom array of microphones and machine learning to analyze information contained in emitted noises. […]

BALLOON FIESTA EXHIBIT SHOWCASES NASA AERONAUTICS

Breathtaking views of hot air balloons filling the skies will captivate enthusiasts at the 45th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico from October 1- 9. NASA representatives will add to the festivities with an exhibit that showcases the latest in aeronautics innovations. “People will have an opportunity to learn about the many exciting […]

WHAT’S GROWING ON THE SPACE STATION’S WALLS?

Many people know that the International Space Station is a unique microgravity research laboratory in low-Earth orbit where astronauts conduct experiments in biology, physics, astronomy and other fields. However, the space station is also ideal for observing Earth microbes – single-cell organisms so tiny that millions can fit into the eye of a needle – […]

STAYING STRONG: SPACEFLIGHT MUSCLE LOSS STUDY AIMS TO BENEFIT PATIENTS ON EARTH

“Exercise and eat right” is a common prescription for maintaining muscle and building bone, but more advanced solutions are needed to address serious diseases that lead to loss of muscle function in the general population. The International Space Station is providing researchers a unique opportunity to study muscle loss and to investigate means for muscle […]

NISSAN TEST DRIVES NASA SPACE TECHNOLOGY FOR USE IN DRIVERLESS CARS

For the past year, NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley and automaker Nissan have been collaborating on the development of autonomous driving technologies that could one day be used in future consumer vehicles, robotic rovers on Mars and other space exploration missions. On Wednesday, January 6, a group of senior executives from the […]

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