Advanced science. Applied technology.
|01/09/2012|| SwRI joins international technology innovation alliance in China|
Southwest Research Institute joins International Technology Innovation Alliance for Internal Combustion Engine Reliability, organized by Weichai Power Co. Ltd., of China.
|12/20/2011|| SwRI researchers discover new evidence for complex molecules on Pluto's surface|
Hydrocarbons and other molecules could be responsible for Pluto's ruddy coloring
|12/13/2011|| Preparing for future human exploration, RAD measures radiation on journey to Mars|
RAD is the only instrument scheduled to collect science data on the journey to Mars
|11/21/2011|| Preparing for future human exploration: measuring the radiation environment on Mars|
Scheduled to launch Nov. 26 NASA’s next rover mission to Mars includes the SwRI-built Radiation Assessment Detector
|11/11/2011|| Suborbital space research and education conference scheduled Feb. 27–29, 2012|
Conference to focus on new, low-cost reusable spacecraft
|11/10/2011|| Giant planet ejected from the solar system|
Simulations suggest fifth planet and “Jumping Jupiter” led to formation of current solar system
|11/09/2011|| SwRI flyers first to evaluate pressure suits during simulated suborbital launches in centrifuge|
Twenty centrifuge runs closely mimic launches and re-entries aboard suborbital spacecraft
|10/27/2011|| SwRI hosts 2011 International SpaceWire Conference|
Conference will highlight a network technology developed primarily for use on spacecraft
|10/18/2011|| SwRI acquires 2011 plug-in electric vehicle to include its batteries in EssEs Consortium matrix|
Electric vehicle battery information will be offered to consortium members
|10/14/2011|| SwRI demonstrates traffic management to minimize environmental impacts|
New environmental traffic management concepts showcased at ITS World Congress
|09/15/2011|| SwRI receives $4.4 million contract to develop a drug formulation and delivery system to treat cyanide exposure|
SwRI to develop a nasal-delivery, first-line treatment system to combat cyanide poisoning.
|09/15/2011|| SwRI's Hageman reappointed to Texas Radiation Advisory Board|
Hageman to serve six year term through 2017
|09/08/2011|| SwRI launches International Alternative Fuel Technology Center|
Southwest Research Institute’s new International Alternative Fuel Technology Center will address the growing importance of developing alternative fuels.
|08/31/2011|| SwRI, robot manufacturer sign collaboration agreement|
Collaboration will release an interface for open source ROS software
|08/30/2011|| SwRI selected as payload integrator for three NASA suborbital flight opportunities research providers|
Commercial vehicles expected to provide new opportunities for research and education