Posts tagged as Cassini

Cassini – a solar system grand finale

  As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft spends its last few weeks in orbit around Saturn before making a controlled impact with the planet in what NASA dubbed Cassini’s “grand finale,” scientists and engineers who helped launch the mission 20 years ago are thrilled with the success of the massive probe they helped dispatch to one of […]

Guided mortar project challenges Denel engineers-in-training

Steven van Heerden and Tshilidzi Mukwevho showing the guided mortar. Van Heerden was responsible for the aerodynamic design and Mukwevho for the electronics. Denel Dynamics has a philosophy that engineers graduating from university need to enter an internship so that they can link their academic achievements to the real world of engineering. Once bursary recipients […]