NASA's Terrier Improved Malemute Rocket

Students Send 3D Printer Into Space

A 3D printer built by 20 engineering students from Virginia Tech will lift off into space in a 900-pound rocket as an experiment to explore how additive manufacturing (a.k.a. 3D printing) withstands a launch an... Read More...

Navy Demonstrates Firefighting Robot

A firefighting robot was revealed at the Naval Future Force Science & Technology EXPO last week. The robot, called the Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot (SAFFiR), was developed by researchers at Virgi... Read More...

Virginia Tech Research Team Develops Sugar Battery

A team of researchers at Virginia Tech have developed at battery that utilizes sugar creating an energy-dense battery that could replace traditional batteries. These new batteries would be more economical, refillable and biogradable.