Advanced science. Applied technology.
|12/09/2013|| SwRI scientists publish first radiation measurements from the surface of Mars|
RAD measurements provide crucial information for human missions to Mars
|12/06/2013|| SwRI operating Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed|
SwRI is now operating a Connected Vehicle Affiliated Test Bed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation
|11/05/2013|| SwRI’s Wilson receives IASH Lifetime Achievement Award|
Wilson recognized for work in testing thermal stability of liquid fuels
|11/05/2013|| SwRI-led Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets selected as a founding member of NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute|
ISET to research the origin, evolution and physical properties of nearby worlds for future exploration
|10/31/2013|| SwRI researchers to apply facial skin regeneration technology for battlefield injuries|
“Biomask” would help repair combat-related facial burns and trauma
|10/11/2013|| Juno spacecraft resumes full flight operations on its way to Jupiter|
Safe mode did not impact trajectory, probe on course to arrive July 4, 2016
|10/09/2013|| Study examines comet ISON’s chances of surviving its close brush with the Sun|
Comet should survive close solar approach according to scientists
|10/09/2013|| SwRI study finds that Pluto satellites’ orbital ballet may hint of long-ago collisions|
SwRI planetary scientists have developed a new model of Pluto’s five satellites
|10/08/2013|| Juno spacecraft to slingshot past Earth en route to Jupiter|
On Oct. 9, 2013, the Juno spacecraft will fly past the Earth for a gravity-assist boost that will slingshot the probe onward to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.
|09/30/2013|| SwRI adds five chambers for deep water simulation testing|
SwRI now offers five additional chambers for high-pressure, high-temperature testing of oil country tubular goods and subsea technologies.
|09/25/2013|| SwRI to launch Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security™ (ACES)|
SwRI to hold information exchange meeting on Automotive Consortium for Embedded Security (ACES).
|09/19/2013|| CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes key review milestone|
NASA mission to advance hurricane forecasting and tracking methods
|09/09/2013|| SwRI deploys novel vehicle-to-grid aggregation system|
SwRI has deployed the first SAE-compliant electric vehicle aggregation system that provides bidirectional power using direct current fast charging technology
|09/05/2013|| SwRI study suggests debris flows on frozen arctic sand dunes are similar to dark dune spot-seepage flows on Mars|
Snow or frost can melt to form debris flows on sunward-facing slopes of sand dunes in the Alaskan arctic at air temperatures colder than the melting point of water.
|09/05/2013|| IBEX spacecraft measures changes in the direction of interstellar winds buffeting our solar system|
Turbulence in the interstellar cloud may be affecting wind direction