Research Funded By Japan Science & Technology Agency
OriginOil announced Wednesday that the company has agreed to
partner with Research Institute of Tsukuba Bio-Tech (RITB),
recently approved for funding to develop algae to jet fuel
applications by Japan Science & Technology Agency (JST).
Airbag-Like-System Protects Helicopter In Drop Test
A system designed by NASA to cushion spacecraft during hard
landings was recently tested on a helicopter airframe to see if it
would protect the occupants in the event of a crash. For the
test, a "deployable energy absorber", a honeycomb cushion made of
kevlar, was attached to an MD-500 fuselage.
Delays, Other Airport Information Searchable By Airport,
As part of the Obama administration’s new Open Government
initiative, the FAA is expanding public access to its
frequently-updated information on airport delays through an Airport
Status and Delays Web service registered on Data.gov.