Category Archives: Available Techs & Partnership Opportunities

NASA Develops Novel Battery Management System

Excellent for use in electric vehicles, other applications Nothing is worse than waking up on a cold morning and discovering that the battery in your vehicle is dead, especially if your vehicle is a spacecraft. Fortunately, NASA engineers have developed … Continue reading

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NASA Creates an Eco-Friendly Alloy

An alloy developed as part of a government-business partnership to create environmentally friendly vehicles has found a new life reviving the two-stroke motor. In the 1990s, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center participated in the Partnership for Next Generation Vehicles to … Continue reading

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NASA Licensing Its New Composite Tank Technologies

Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed several new designs and methods of fabrication for composite and composite-overwrapped tank vessels. These exciting new designs significantly improve a tank’s structural integrity against impact, abrasion, harsh environments and fire. NASA’s … Continue reading

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NASA Introduces an All-Electric Advanced Magnetostrictive Regulator and Valve

Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a set of unique magnetostrictive (MS) technologies that the agency’s technology transfer program is making available for licensing. Combining MS-based sensors with a newly designed MS-based valve, NASA innovators developed a … Continue reading

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Measuring to the Micron in Manufacturing

An innovative NASA technology available for license In many areas of manufacturing, such as mold making and milling machine calibration, measuring down to the micron is critical. Yet nothing on the market can measure to a micron unless the instrument … Continue reading

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Introducing a Nervous System for Your Business Information

NASA Ames’ PMT software enables seamless info transmission between programs PMT acts as the nervous system of business information across complex organizations, making data dissemination seamless, consistent, and timely for truly meaningful connections. Innovators at NASA’s Ames Research Center have … Continue reading

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Space-Age Data Integration, XML style

NASA Ames’s NETMARK offers advanced XML database integration for unstructured documents NASA’s Ames Research Center is looking for licensees for its NETMARK software, a powerful application development tool that can handle integration of structured, semi-structured, and even unstructured documents using … Continue reading

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Defect Detection for Friction Stir Welding

If you are an expert in friction stir welding (FSW), this is an opportunity to contribute to the U.S. space program. But you must act quickly – by April 30, to be specific. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, … Continue reading

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Wind Turbine Experts: Look to NASA

I have a message for the industry leaders tasked with keeping the nation’s wind turbines turning, many of whom will gather in Dallas for the 2nd annual U.S. Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Summit… Raise your eyes above the tops … Continue reading

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Does Water Freeze on Mount Everest?

Temperatures on a “good” summer day on Mount Everest typically hover at -15 degrees Fahrenheit , with wind chills plunging the perceived temperature to a bone-chilling -63 °F. Fortunately, Scott Parazynski—former NASA astronaut, medical doctor, and alpine climber—climbed Everest using … Continue reading

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