Stop, futurism is here

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Summary: The time has come. Space travel has mixed with mid-earth quests and the XII century, also with a great deal of fashion and engineering What is going on!? Let’s rewind a bit, what is going on really? New technologies are crazy! Everything is mixing their DNA with techs, and gadgets, and even artificial intelligence. Things are no longer regular devices or appliances; everything seems to be turning into its own smarter version, scientists, engineers, designers and other similar careers a

The time has come. Space travel has mixed with mid-earth quests and the XII century, also with a great deal of fashion and engineering What is going on!?

Let’s rewind a bit, what is going on really? New technologies are crazy! Everything is mixing their DNA with techs, and gadgets, and even artificial intelligence. Things are no longer regular devices or appliances; everything seems to be turning into its own smarter version, scientists, engineers, designers and other similar careers are the future of the immediate present. How when we come to this so sudden?

Well, it hasn't been sudden at all. Changes have come to pass and news gets odder every day as a product of our own necessary re-invention of how things get done around the world.

Out there in the NASA spectrum, people work a lot of experiments related to space of course, but sometimes the science takes an alter step into a wider range, for example this new invention: Space Fabric.

Raul Polit Casillas a member of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory of the U.S California, follow through with an idea that involved textiles and the armor astronauts use in their travels.

Creating a new fabric using the strong materials of devices that are floating at space was part of the original concept; creating a chain mail-kind of material that offers a better protection and use for space travelling activities.

The advance is made possible thanks to a 3-D printer and other techniques such as additive manufacturing, which consists in putting all the material together on a deposit divided by layers, then the machine creates the programmed object. The successfulness for creating materials works beyond standard 3D printing.

Industries that go for massive production should pursue this kind of technology for creating products since it lowers costs and loss.

Stop, futurism is here

The Purpose

Reduce the costs of space suits and other tools have been definitely a challenge till now, since mechanic engineering takes too much effort so the decision of pursuing new fabrics or new combinations of them to create a better material is the right one. Mechanical designs with stronger and flexible characteristics to prevail at space, that’s the whole point of this project and the ramifications of results it can get even more interesting.

The fabric is also kind of fashionable, looks like a new wave of futurism art, and it comes with surprises for the eye and imagination. Turns out this “space fabric” is like aluminum foil, one side is for the purpose of reflecting light, and the other takes charge in gripping it, this way meets with a thermal control that open multiple functionality for the material.

It can also be folded and is strong enough to be adapted to different shapes without stop being a strong layer of protection.

For the moment, NASA has only focused on making it possible and testing how it could work for their technologies, in the future it will be tested out there in the dark space to see how really powerful it is. Maybe it could bring up a new age of spacesuits.

Tags: News - Nasa - Technology

Jefferson Da
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