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NASA Sets Coverage Schedule for CubeSat Launch Events

Oct. 2, 2015 15-030AM NASA Sets Coverage Schedule for CubeSat Launch Events Thirteen NASA and National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)-sponsored CubeSats are scheduled to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket Thursday, Oct. 8, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Prelaunch media briefings and launch commentary coverage will be carried live on NASA...... KEEP READING

Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 in Events, News, Related News | Tags: , , Comments Off


Large University, Industry Team Analyzes Single Electron That Can Zap Technology

Original Article Source Paper first-authored by engineering graduate student wins IEEE Outstanding Conference Paper Award As phones and other electronics shrink in size, they’ve grown in capabilities and ubiquitousness. But, as semiconductors – the omnipresent and indispensable building blocks of the electronics and computer industries – get to the 28 to 45 nanometer feature size...... KEEP READING

Posted on Thursday, January 16th, 2014 in News, Related News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments Off


NASA Announces Fourth Round of CubeSat Space Mission Candidates

RELEASE: 13-064 NASA ANNOUNCES FOURTH ROUND OF CUBESAT SPACE MISSION CANDIDATES WASHINGTON — NASA has selected 24 small satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets planned to launch in 2014, 2015 and 2016. The proposed CubeSats come from universities across the country, a Florida high school, several non-profit organizations and NASA field centers. CubeSats belong to a class...... KEEP READING

Posted on Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 in News | Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off


CubeSat Development

Vanderbilt researchers are launching satellites into space to test the radiation effects on electronic components in order to predict and prevent future failures of such devices. Funded by NASA, these radiation effects test bed payloads will be among the first of their kind in the United States at their scheduled launches in 2013. It’s an...... KEEP READING

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Resisting Radiation

Article on radiation effects published Fall of 2009 in Vanderbilt’s Engineering Magazine. Resisting Radiation As electronics advance, so do radiation effects and reliability research. By JoAnne Lamphere Beckham, BA’62 How do you design a sunscreen for a computer chip? For that matter, why would you need to? Lloyd Massengill, professor of electrical engineering and computer...... KEEP READING

Posted on Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 in News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments Off