cars

Space makes cars safe

I sincerely hope we’re not talking Volkswagen. A spacecraft tool is now improving car safety by stress-testing many of the internal computer systems to be sure they work well when the car is on the…


Road safety and spaceflight

A special foil sensor developed to measure the pressure on a spaceplane’s wings during reentry into Earth’s atmosphere is now helping to build safer cars. This ‘space’ foil has been transformed into a new super-thin…