ISS Comes Together

Building anything can be a complicated task. Building big doesn’t always make it easier. Building big in space definitely makes it more complex. USAToday has a dandy flash presentation on the 10+ year construction effort to build the International Space

Jet-A From Biomass

A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers has developed a highly efficient, environmentally friendly process that selectively converts gamma-valerolactone, a biomass derivative, into the chemical equivalent of jet fuel. The simple process preserves about 95 percent of the energy from