Energy and Tech

DI Daniel Pressl and DeltaX receive $1000 of funding at the ISN Soldier Design Competition semifinals

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S.M. Stephen Steiner III and DI Daniel Pressl in front of their poster featuring the design of a novel insulation material approach for army needs. The team DeltaX was cheered upon introducing their novel approach of combining new materials into a simple design to make insulation superior to any currently in use. The team received the maximum amount of funding of […]

Ideas and Engineering

iPressl joins DELTAX, the MIT Space Elevator Team

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Space Elevator Concept. The purpose of the Tether Challenge is to develop a very strong tether material for use in various structural applications. The competition requires a 50% improvement in breaking force from year to year, starting with a commercially available tether in 2005. Additional requirements (such as operating temperature range, vacuum compatibility, and controlled […]