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Press Releases

02/25/2013 Pfeiffer re-elected chairman of SwRI Board of Directors

Romo re-elected as vice chairman, nine new advisory trustees added

02/22/2013 SwRI ultraviolet instrument selected for ESA JUICE mission to Jupiter icy moons

Instrument to target Jupiter’s icy moons Europa, Ganymede and Callisto

02/10/2017 Mason awarded ASQ Shewhart Medal

Institute analyst recognized for outstanding work in quality control for automotive and petroleum industries

02/02/2013 New "retention model" explains enigmatic ribbon at edge of solar system

Future studies of this region could open a window into the physics of the nearby galactic medium

01/16/2013 Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled for June 2013

Sessions focused on the research, education and public outreach capabilities of reusable suborbital vehicles

01/10/2013 SwRI®-developed Rhodium Docking Capability software enhances virtual screening capabilities for pharmaceutical, biochemical development

Rhodium software expands pharmaceutical research and protein engineering capabilities

01/04/2013 DARPA selects the SwRI K-band space crosslink radio for flight development as part of System F6 Program

System F6 program evaluating “fractionated” spacecraft architecture

12/05/2012 Foundation grant will fund SwRI study of Val Verde County water supply

Southwest Research Institute will perform a technical study of the water supply for Val Verde County through a grant from the Coypu Foundation

11/26/2012 SwRI team reports Cassini finds a video gamer paradise at Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spots another “PAC‐MAN®”‐shaped feature, this time on Saturn’s moon Tethys

11/15/2012 NASA Rover providing new weather and radiation data about Mars

RAD monitors high-energy radiation considered to be a health risk to astronauts and a factor in whether microbes could survive on Mars' surface