Posts tagged: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Origami might change the way NASA builds solar panels

By Ryan Whitwam Engineers have to take many things into account when designing a payload destined for orbit. Of course you want things to be as light as possible, but creating equipment that is compact and reliable is also very important. This becomes a problem when you want to equip a satellite or probe with […]

Facebook To Use Drones For Intenet Access

Earlier this month we heard that Facebook was in the process of purchasing solar drone maker Titan Aerospace, and that the company would use these drones for Internet access. The deal between Facebook and Titan Aerospace has yet to be confirmed, but Facebook has now announced a new project which will use solar powered drones […]