Test facility boosts UK space industry

The UK National Satellite Test Facility breaks ground to provide the local space industry with climatic, vibration, EMC and antenna testing capabiliti... read more

Test System Pumps Up The Volume

Jonathan Newell discusses the latest technology for acoustic testing in the space industry with Siemens PLM. Venturing into space has long since es... read more

Acoustic shock rattles telescope

The Webb Telescope spacecraft is undergoing environmental testing with its first failure resulting from acoustic testing. The spacecraft element of... read more

In-pipe testing detects mains water leaks

Local water authority makes use of a ball with embedded sensors to detect leaks in mains water pipes from within the pipe itself. Southern Water is... read more

Vibration Patrol Monitoring

Jonathan Newell looks at patrol sampling machinery with vibration measuring equipment to avoid costly downtime. Decades ago, an older colleague tol... read more