TECHNICAL PAPERS

Automated Transit Network Feasibility Evaluation San José Mineta International Airport San José, CA

The purpose of this work, as directed by the City of San José Department of Transportation (SJDOT) and its companion stakeholders, was to evaluate the feasibility of utilizing ATN technology to fulfill a range of strategic goals and specific objectives. From a strategic standpoint, the SJDOT articulated a number of principal goals commensurate with the… READ MORE >

CASE STUDIES

Providing the NNSA with independent and external reviews of practices and systems engineering

Customer Issue The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) ensures the United States sustains a safe, secure, and effective nuclear deterrent. Through the Office of Defense Programs, the mission of the Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program is to maintain the active stockpile, extending the life of weapons systems through the application of science, technology, engineering, manufacturing,… READ MORE >

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CT Scan For Fossilized Big Cats

The Aerospace CT scanner was used to make full 3-D representations of the bones so that they can be examined by researchers and shared with both the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. These scans will allow researchers to study the internal and external shape of the bone and bone thickness…. READ MORE >

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Laser Etching for DNA Sequencing

Aerospace’s method of accurately mass-producing flow cells has helped to significantly reduce the cost of DNA sequencing—from millions of dollars to around $4,000—making sequencing an individual patient’s DNA affordable. The process invented at Aerospace allows for the creation of much more sophisticated, true three-dimensional shapes within the glass because the focused laser beam can be moved to expose… READ MORE >

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Space Technology Goes to Sea Aboard a Fireboat

The Aerospace Corporation recently partnered with the Long Beach Fire Department for a project that has the potential to save lives and drastically improve public safety for the city’s residents. The LBFD is the proud owner of a brand new, state-of-the-art fireboat, permanently docked at the firehouse in the Port of Long Beach. The job […]… READ MORE >