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SwRI scientists discover evidence of ice age at martian north pole
Data reveal information about climate change
[Thursday, May 26, 2016]

SwRI scientists discover fresh lunar craters
New technique allows scientists to ‘age’ craters in the darkest regions of the Moon
[Monday, May 23, 2016]

SwRI’s George receives International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement Laurance S. Reid Award
Researcher honored for contributions to natural gas measurement technology
[Tuesday, May 17, 2016]

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission puts magnetic reconnection under the microscope
SwRI-led team closes in on what sparks one of the most explosive processes in the universe
[Thursday, May 12, 2016]

SwRI to showcase Ranger automated vehicle technology at AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016
Patented technology enables automated driving independent of GPS at lower cost
[Tuesday, April 26, 2016]

SwRI’s Alan Stern named to the 2016 TIME100 list of the most influential people in the world
Iconic mission to Pluto led to Stern selection
[Thursday, April 21, 2016]

SwRI-led team identifies clathrate ices in comet 67P
Studying comets provides clues to the early history of our solar system
[Friday, April 08, 2016]

Multitasking New Horizons observed solar wind changes on journey to Pluto
SWAP data show that the tumultuous flow of solar particles becomes more uniform by the time the solar wind reaches Pluto
[Tuesday, April 05, 2016]

Southwest Research Institute sponsors ITS America 2016 Student Essay Competition
ITS America essay contest encourages innovative ideas and concepts
[Tuesday, April 05, 2016]

SwRI’s BORE microgravity payload flies aboard commercial suborbital spaceflight
Experiment will examine the effects of microgravity on asteroid regolith
[Monday, April 04, 2016]

SwRI, CSF announce June 2016 suborbital space research and education conference
World record space diver Alan Eustace to kick off keynote presentation
[Wednesday, March 16, 2016]

Degrading underground ice could reshape Arctic landscape
Southwest Research Institute’s remote sensing analysis highlights tundra’s thawing trend
[Monday, March 14, 2016]

SwRI’s Fuselier honored with European Geosciences Union award for space plasma research
Award named for Nobel laureate to be presented in April
[Wednesday, March 09, 2016]

Southwest Research Institute awarded $9.4 million Air Force contract
SwRI team developing novel geolocation method with unparalleled precision
[Tuesday, March 01, 2016]

Demos, briefings highlight 68th SwRI annual meeting
Lee, Zachry named chairman, vice chairman
[Monday, February 22, 2016]

Southwest Research Institute’s Downing elected vice chair of BioMed SA
Downing will help develop growth strategies for nonprofit’s second decade
[Thursday, February 11, 2016]

New SwRI consortium to tackle better automotive cylinder head designs
Program will target advances in gasoline and diesel head designs
[Monday, February 08, 2016]

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Burns for Jupiter
NASA’s Juno spacecraft performs maneuver. Jupiter is five months away.
[Wednesday, February 03, 2016]

SwRI named to inaugural class of S.A. Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame
SwRI among eight organizations and individuals recognized as San Antonio aviation and aerospace pioneers
[Wednesday, February 03, 2016]

SwRI-designed miniature spacecraft selected to fly on rocket’s test flight in 2018
CuSP will observe solar energetic particles in outer space
[Tuesday, February 02, 2016]

SwRI’s Alan Stern awarded Carl Sagan Memorial Award by American Astronautical Society (AAS)
New Horizons team leader hopes Pluto mission will expand to study Kuiper Belt in outer reach of solar system
[Thursday, January 14, 2016]

Southwest Research Institute receives third consecutive WorldatWork Seal of Distinction
Recognition honors SwRI’s commitment to the well-being of its workforce
[Wednesday, January 13, 2016]


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