Must-Have Tools For Engineers

It may be one of the best equipped system-development labs on Earth, but it's largely used to create designs that aren't used on this planet. [youtube vid=khCj-7ftAzw] » read more

Houston…We Have A System-Level Problem

[youtube vid=iZ61OU12TNU] Just imagine what happens when the guidance system on the International Space Station goes on the fritz and the entire lab begins doing somersaults through outer space. Then the solar panels no longer work and the communication system fails, and suddenly you understand how serious system-level design problems can become. Ret. Capt. Daniel Bursch recounts the inciden... » read more