Category: CORE

A Powerful Tool: The Spider Diagram

There is one tool in the system engineer’s toolkit that wields a great deal of power. Principal Systems Engineer Jeff Sili explains, in his latest blog post. From the post: One of the crucial skills an engineer needs to acquire is the ability to succinctly communicate a design. In the early …

Microsatellites in the Age of Space 2.0

“Nanosatellites are the future of space research.” So says Matthew Tetlow, president of Inovor Technologies in Adelaide, Australia. Tetlow’s company designs small satellites, called nanosatellites or microsatellites, to help conduct space research. The “CubeSat” is one such satellite, made up of multiples of 10 x 10 x 10 cm cubic …