AEROSPACE

Strain Sensing Capabilities of Polyvinyl Alcohol /Graphite Nano Platelets Film

18.11.2015

In this work, we fabricate a carbon-based nanocomposite using poly(vinyl alcohol) filled with graphite nano platelets with a very fast […]

Experiment Unit to Test Nanoparticles Based Cell Culture Protocols in Space

18.11.2015

Experiment Units (EU) are electromechanical devices capable to autonomously perform a biological experiment. Since 2006, Kayser Italia has developed several […]

Nanoporous Structures a Route to MEMS Microvalves Applied in Space Propulsion

18.11.2015

The presentation will show how by using mesoporous structure is possible to overcome the main issue of adhesion of thick […]

In Vitro Effects of Nanoparticles on Bone Remodelling in Microgravity

18.11.2015

Exposure to microgravity has been associated with several physiological changes in astronauts, including an osteoporosis-like loss in bone mass. The […]

Nanostructured Layers for Biodegradation Reduction in Space Structures

18.11.2015

Evaluation of nanostructured layer performances for reduction of susceptibility to material biodegradation in space environment. Application to polymeric secondary structures […]

COSMOS: Compact Optical System for Multispectral Imaging

18.11.2015

Multispectral capabilities are highly desirable for advanced imaging systems for remote sensing, since they provide enhanced discrimination and identification of […]

Nanotechnologies and the Evolution of Space System

18.11.2015

The presentation will be given on behalf of Franco Ongaro, ESA Director, Directorate of Technical and Quality Management, ESA- ESTEC. […]