Tag Archives: Aerospace and Defense

Satellite Images – Doves Made In Home-Made Cleanrooms?

White Dove isolated

Here at Berkshire, we love technology. From the AI of semi-autonomous cars to the bug-zapping power of the IV hospital robots, we are inspired and motivated by the creative ways in which technology is positioned to improve our lives. And it’s not just in industrial settings. We also have a passion for technology in the [Read More…]

How Will Concept Cars Get Us to Mars?

Mars, The Schiaparelli Hemisphere

We are unashamedly geeks here at Berkshire Corp. We love technology, revel in innovation, and eat-drink-breathe science. We embrace our nerdy sides, and promote our dorkiness. Why? Because we believe in blue-sky projects, wild and crazy ideas that contribute to our society, shape our future, and make life just that little bit easier, more rewarding, [Read More…]

How Will 3D-Printing Make Travel Faster, Cheaper, and Safer?

3d printer, Printing airplane

Today’s riddle: When is the phrase ‘cutting edge technology’ an oxymoron? Give up? Ok, we’ve got an answer: When it’s applied to additive manufacturing. Can we see a show of hands for those who got that right first time… Excellent – we have the best readers here at Cleanroom News. Additive manufacturing – also known [Read More…]

Super or Hyper Aerospace? Why Does This Prefix Matter to our National Security?

faster_than_a_speeding_bullet

“Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound!” What are we talking about? Superman, of course! When they debuted in the early 1940s, the first nine Superman cartoons were the pinnacle of retro-futurism in animation, filling viewers’ screens with visions of autonomous robots, machines [Read More…]

Flying High – The Role of the Cleanroom in the Development of Flying Cars

Flying car

A few months ago, we came across a promotion for an animal shelter in which adorably adoptable dogs were air-lifted to potential families using state-of-the-art drones. Readied in a NASA-style flight suit, each pooch was custom delivered to a suburban back yard, frolicking with delighted children in the lush green grass under the contented gaze [Read More…]

CubeSats? – In Space Exploration, Less Just May Be More.

Flying Cube

Throughout the history of US space travel exploration, big concepts have dominated. Big budgets, big ideas, big dreams, and big names. Founded in 1958 under the Eisenhower administration, one such name – the North American Space Agency (NASA) – was to become the center point of aerospace development and research. Initially founded as a response [Read More…]

What Do Cleanrooms, Mars, and Cooking Have in Common?

A Shimmering Red Presence in the Clear Night Sky* The year is 2035 and Mark Watney, botanist and mechanical engineer, casts a wary eye over the latest weather report. A dust storm with intense winds is approaching and it’s time for him to move to safety. The rest of his team sets out but Watney [Read More…]

Out of this World – When Cleanroom Technology Enters a Whole New Orbit

Space 3d Printer

Imagine the scenario: it’s a Saturday morning, you’re flat on your back staring up grimly at the underside of your car chassis. Various components are scattered around as you wrestle to loosen with some rusted widget that’s all that stands between you and success. With an exasperated jerk on the widget, your trusty old ratchet [Read More…]

The Truth About “LINT-FREE” Wipes

Lint Free Wipes

“Lint Free Wipes” is a term that evolved with the semiconductor industry since it’s infancy and is a descriptive way of saying the application requires a low-linting solution. A search on the internet returns a plethora of web related searches for Lint Free Wipes. The only problem is that there is technically not such thing [Read More…]

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