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Press Releases

05/12/2010 Low-profile direction finding antenna set for ground vehicles

SwRI designed antenna locates signals on the move

05/05/2010 SwRI researchers design and build gas bearing test rig

Engineers have developed a 60,000 rpm test rig to evaluate the rotordynamic stability of gas bearings

05/03/2010 SwRI joins Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Initiative aims to build capabilities for placing scientists in suborbital space

04/15/2010 Source of zodiac glow identified

Antarctic micro-meteorites believed to be comet remnants

03/29/2010 SwRI researchers begin Starfighters suborbital space flight training aboard F-104 aircraft

Next phase in the advancement of suborbital research opportunities kicks off

03/29/2010 1980s video icon glows on Saturn moon

Cassini produces best-yet temperature map and images of ice moon Mimas

03/18/2010 New deep water ocean simulator available at SwRI

Simulator can reach pressures of 30,000 psig

02/23/2010 Cassini finds plethora of plumes, hotspots at Enceladus

Spacecraft systems record best 3-D images ever obtained of "tiger stripe"

02/18/2010 SwRI announces pioneering program to fly next-generation suborbital experiments with crew

New initiative first of its kind in the nation

01/27/2010 SwRI's Light receives ASNT Research Award for Sustained Excellence

Dr. Glenn Light recognized by American Society for Nondestructive Testing

01/25/2010 SwRI models traffic behavior associated with mass evacuation of urban areas

Smartphone apps may offer solution

01/24/2010 SwRI researchers offer explanation for the differences between Ganymede and Callisto

Models show large impact events played a significant role in the moons' formation

01/15/2010 Korbell named chairman of SwRI Board of Directors

Pfeiffer will serve as vice chairman

01/14/2010 NASA's Rosetta "Alice" spectrometer reveals Earth's ultraviolet fingerprint in Earth flyby

Spacecraft on course to meet cometary target in 2014

01/04/2010 Researchers to begin first NASTAR suborbital spaceflight training course

Course will qualify students for the physiological rigors of suborbital human spaceflight