Archive November 2016

#CubeSat CubeSat lifespans double as NanoRack repurposes ISS supply vehicle as launch platform

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

The International Space Station (ISS) has been used as a launch platform for a whole range of CubeSats over the last year. But, what do you do if you want...

Meet the Smart Bandages that changes colour when they detect infections

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

The University of Bath is leading a trail of smart bandages using samples from burns patients from four UK hospitals. The bandage works by changing colour when it detects an...

#cubesat RainCube to Study “Black Magic” in 2017

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

Radiofrequency Engineers have referred to the mysterious force which guides our modern communications as "Black Magic". While the physics behind radio can be baffling on Earth, it only gets more...

Welcome to the island of Ta’u – (almost) entirely powered by solar panels

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Tesla and SolarCity have announced they have (almost) entirely powered the small island of Ta'u in American Samoa with solar panels.

‘Missing Pages’ bring a sense of positivity to a broken flat-pack experience.

2 years ago — 2 min read

You might remember our Born to Engineer video featuring Adrian Westaway last March? While normally Adrian and Clara Gaggero's studio Special Projects can be found working with big brands to...

#cubesat NASA thinks CubeSats are the next big thing

2 years ago — 2 min read

NASA is pushing ahead with its big commitment to CubeSats. It will be launching dozens of them in the coming months.