Success Stories

Aug 01
August 1, 2016
“You … grew a house?” That’s the question Ecovative Design Co-Founder and Chief Scientist Gavin McIntyre gets asked the most, and perhaps the one he’s most enthusiastic to answer. Yes, his team grew Read More
Success Stories Environmental Protection Agency
Aug 01
August 1, 2016
According to the USDA Forest Service, nearly 80% of people in the U.S. live in urban  areas and depend on the essential ecological, economic and social benefits provided by the urban forest. Read More
Success Stories Department of Agriculture
Aug 01
August 1, 2016
From camcorders and digital cameras, to science experiments, to drills, the International Space Station is home to a handful of tech gadgets and power tools that constantly need to be charged. Just Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jun 16
June 16, 2016
A modern spacecraft performing interplanetary missions may change velocity by more than 20,000 miles per hour (32,000 km/hr). To achieve these speeds, Hall Effect Thrusters and other forms of ion Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jun 15
June 15, 2016
Any human mission in space, whether it is a 6-month stint aboard the International Space Station (ISS) or an interplanetary exploration expedition, requires a life support system that provides oxygen Read More
Success Stories Environmental Protection Agency
Jun 15
June 15, 2016
While most people equate NASA with space exploration, the agency actually sets standards across the general aviation industry and influences how Americans fly everyday. One of the most pressing Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jun 15
June 15, 2016
In the search to find extraterrestrial life, one mantra says it all: Follow the water. Wherever water flows on Earth, one can be sure to find life – and that principle may well transcend to other Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jun 15
June 15, 2016
The 2020 Mars Rover is already one of the most highly anticipated robotic missions in NASA’s history. As part of the Mars Exploration Program, this rover is designed to address key questions about Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Jun 15
June 15, 2016
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on the greater New Orleans area resulted in over $81 billion in property damage. Since the U.S. government underwrites all flood insurance policies, months of Read More
Success Stories National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Feb 12
February 12, 2016
Since the beginning of aviation, pilots have faced a dangerous enemy from within. Loss of concentration or worse, falling asleep, is life threatening to all involved. In particular, pilots that fly Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 12
February 12, 2016
Identity theft is a problem that affects individuals, governments, and industries worldwide. Post 9-11, security and individual authentication have become facts of life in the US. Fingerprinting, one Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force
Feb 12
February 12, 2016
In the spring of 2015, the Air Force Research Lab and NASA successfully completed tests to realize a decades long quest in aviation to seamlessly change the shape of aircraft wings in flight. This Read More
Success Stories Department of DefenseAir Force

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