Penn State is home to numerous space-related technologies for use by researches to accomplish awarded missions and programs. Check out our feature technology below.

  • Health monitoring with acoustic emission - Maochen Ge (e-mail, web)
    • The AE monitoring technique uses signals generated by a space structure, which may be due to either crack growth under stress or impact force on the surface, to parameterize the fracture/failure process.

     TRLs are a sequence of carefully-defined levels of technology maturity, intended to help communicate the developmental status and risk of emerging technologies.

Learn more about how CSRP can apply the TRL to our technologies

Technology Readiness Level (TRL)

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CSRP TRL Definitions
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