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Weapons Technology: A Tangential Benefit | Quality Magazine

Moral, ethical or political arguments aside, anyone engaged in manufacturing activities should be able to appreciate the engineering feats accomplished in the development and production of weapons. Undeniably, many of mankind’s finest minds and vast resources have been directed to produce them. From before Archimedes, to Da Vinci and beyond, weapons rank as some of mankind’s finest technical achievements. For purposes of this discussion, consider the design and production of small arms—the work accomplished and the mechanisms used. Whether the cylinder of a revolver indexing . . .

The Future Of Human Spaceflight |

NASA’s Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) is a spacecraft planned to take astronauts farther than any human has ever gone before. The agency launched the spacecraft on its first test flight in December 2014, and NASA hopes to launch Orion on a crewed mission beyond low Earth orbit in 2021...Read More....