March 21, 2017
NASA, robots, technology
short for Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot, PUFFER takes influence from origami, folding small to allow the bot to roam where no space rover has gone before.
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March 1, 2017
design, LEGO, NASA
the celebratory set will immortalize five of the women who have played an integral role in NASA’s history, and is set to hit shelves later this year.
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February 26, 2017
all, Architecture, design, NASA, Pinterest, space
Inspired by the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 system, we created a Pinterest board full of architecture and design for space travel, including NASA’s retro space tourism posters and the world’s first space terminal, designed by Fosters + Partners. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
February 23, 2017
all, design, Graphics, NASA, News, posters, space
NASA has celebrated the discovery of seven planets orbiting a single star, some of which could potentially support life, by adding to its collection of posters advertising other worlds as vacation spots. Read more
February 17, 2017
3D printing, NASA, technology
israeli artist eyal gever created the ‘laugh-star’ aboard the international space station with a gravity-independent 3D printer in collaboration with NASA’s made in space inc.
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December 9, 2016
July 11, 2016
aircraft, all, design, Electric aircraft, NASA, News, Slideshows, Transport
NASA is planning tests of an experimental electric aeroplane, which it believes could lead to reduced flight times and carbon emissions for future air travel (+ slideshow). (more…)
July 11, 2016
design, NASA, readers, temporary pavilions
‘reflector’ is the first installment in a series of NASA-created material explorations and their architectonic applications.
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July 8, 2016
NASA, robots, technology
roboglove is a major step toward introducing soft exoskeleton technology globally.
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April 6, 2016
the project is addressing the challenge of developing energy efficient improvements to reduce emissions, maintain safety and revolutionize aircraft shapes and propulsions.
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March 4, 2016
aircraft, all, design, NASA, News, Transport, USA
NASA has unveiled a conceptual design for a supersonic plane that would be much quieter than Concorde. (more…)
February 20, 2016
all, design, Graphics, NASA, posters, space
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has unveiled a set of posters advertising the solar system’s planets and moons as holiday destinations. (more…)
February 11, 2016
rendered in a retro-style reminiscent of 1950s album art, the bold, vibrantly colored works advocate galactic getaways to mars and enceladus, and a trip to four planets on the grand tour.
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January 27, 2016
all, aluminium, Architecture, Installations, Movies, NASA, Pavilions, space, Studio KCA, USA
New York office Studio KCA has created a conch-shaped, metal pavilion for NASA that provides visitors an opportunity to listen to the sound of satellites orbiting the earth (+ movie). (more…)
January 25, 2016
Architecture, NASA, video
the ‘orbit pavilion’ was designed as a traveling exhibition to spotlight the invisible sounds and trajectories of 19 NASA satellites orbiting the earth.
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October 2, 2015
3D printing, Architecture, NASA, readers
the approach is to pursue the use of high performance composite materials and robotic fabrication techniques to challenge and go beyond the current cement based 3D printing.
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