The Expedition 49 crew is helping the pharmaceutical industry improve drug design while also helping researchers understand the properties of materials burning at high temperatures. The International Space Station‘s microgravity environment helps reveal new characteristics of physical and organic processes cloaked by Earth’s gravity. Scientists, doctors and engineers use these observations to design products and procedures to benefit humans living on Earth and in space.
The new Eli Lilly- [...]
It was in 2007, during the DARPA Urban Challenge in the Mojave Desert, that self-driving cars first proved that they could navigate city streets with traffic to complete what may well have been the world’s slowest auto race. Speed was limited to posted limits of 30 mph, and parking was part of the course. I covered the […]