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Press Releases

10/27/2020 SwRI awarded $12 million U.S. Air Force contract for B-1B system redesign

Update supports aircraft’s service life extension through 2040

10/26/2020 SwRI study offers more complete view of massive asteroid Psyche

Researcher made first observations of asteroid at mid-ultraviolet wavelengths

10/20/2020 SwRI researchers evaluate impact of wastewater systems on Edwards Aquifer

Study supports City of San Antonio’s aquifer protection efforts

10/19/2020 SwRI receives $6.4 million in funding to design sCO2 oxy-fuel turbine

Turbine to use coal syngas or natural gas as a fuel source

10/14/2020 SwRI planetary scientist to fly with NASA-funded research aboard commercial space flight

Suborbital flight to support two “human-tended” experiments

10/13/2020 SwRI’s laser coating removal robot wins R&D 100 Award

System can remove full range of aircraft coatings layer-by-layer

10/13/2020 SwRI wins R&D 100 Award for SPARTA electronic warfare analysis software

SPARTA assesses military aircraft electronic countermeasures technologies

10/13/2020 Two SwRI experiments fly aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard suborbital rocket

Asteroid sampling technology, tapered liquid acquisition device tested in low gravity

10/08/2020 SwRI scientists study the rugged surface of near-Earth asteroid Bennu

New papers outline what NASA’s OSIRIS-REx will collect from asteroid surface

10/08/2020 SwRI, JBSA to sign career skills training agreement for transitioning service members

Memorandum of Understanding establishes Air Force Community Partnership

10/06/2020 SwRI achieves 20% improvement in vehicle fuel efficiency with connectivity, automation

ARPA-E’s NEXTCAR program sets the stage for innovative enabling technologies

09/30/2020 SwRI’s Waite to present AGU Shoemaker Lecture

Invited talk will cover the chemistry and formation of Saturn, its moons

09/29/2020 SwRI releases major updates to Numerical Propulsion System Simulation (NPSS) software

NPSS models rockets, jet engines, turbomachinery, other technologies

09/29/2020 SwRI adds drone-based photogrammetry to geologic research services

Digital techniques analyze surface outcrops to predict hydrocarbon reservoirs, aquifers below ground

09/28/2020 SwRI study describes discovery of close binary trans-Neptunian object

Scientists utilized citizen science network to observe the object