"We plan to use optimisation techniques developed on our 3D-printed bleed valve project to create a wide range of advanced components-for next-generation aero platforms, as well as products for the medical and energy sectors," says Group Director of Engineering Chris Allen.bit.ly/1cWjxvQ
After its epic voyage across the solar system, New Horizons flew past Pluto on 14th July. The first pictures have just arrived—four hours after zipping through Meggitt cables on the probe at 1,000 bits per second.
But it'll take 16 months for the full data download.
So far, the #extremeenvironment silicon dioxide cable has performed faultlessly in cryogenic conditions for 3bn miles. Here's hoping it can finish the job!