Winged Aerobot Could Explore Titan

Inflatable technology specialist Global Aerospace Corp. (GAC) and Northrop Grumman are to develop a buoyant vehicle to explore Titan, a moon of Saturn, under a NASA small-business research contract. The team will develop the Titan Winged Aerobot (TWA) concept and produce a proof-of-concept vehicle for Earth-based testing. The design is inspired by Northrop’s lifting entry/atmospheric flight (LEAF) concept for an inflatable vehicle that would drift …

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