|Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/paolo-annunziato-nuovo-presidente-cira/Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President||Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President||Paolo Annunziato is the new CIRA President.
The decision was taken unanimously by the Shareholder's Meeting after Claudio Rovai's decision to resign for personal reasons.
|First data from the micro-climate station prototype in Antarctica||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/installata-la-stazione-micro-climatica-in-antartide/First data from the micro-climate station prototype in Antarctica||First data from the micro-climate station prototype in Antarctica||On December, 17th the installation of the micro-climate station prototype was completed as planned in the SIMACE (system to monitor environmental parameters in hostile conditions) project funded by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Scientific Research through the National Program for the Research in Antarctica.|
|Tests on extraterrestrial material||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/test-in-ghibli-su-meteorite/Tests on extraterrestrial material||Tests on extraterrestrial material||In the Ghibli hypersonic facility, two meteorite fragments have been subjected to the heating conditions they undergo during entry into the Earth's atmosphere at speeds exceeding 12 km/s. The purpose of the activity successfully performed in collaboration with the Univ. of Florence was to acquire the emission spectrum of the ablation products.|
|Ghibli and gamma rays, nuclear physics for aerospace reentry||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/test-in-ghibli-per-mefia/Ghibli and gamma rays, nuclear physics for aerospace reentry||Ghibli and gamma rays, nuclear physics for aerospace reentry||The latest test campaign conducted within the Ghibli hypersonic facility concern the MEFIA project, Novel Physics Methodologies for Aerospace. The aim of these and other tests already planned is to develop a novel measurement technique for the ablation of thermal protection systems for space vehicles during the reentry phase. |
|The EREA Best Paper Award 2017 goes to CIRA||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/erea-award-2017/The EREA Best Paper Award 2017 goes to CIRA||The EREA Best Paper Award 2017 goes to CIRA||CIRA has won the EREA Best Paper Award 2017, the prestigious award given every year by the Association of European Research Centres for Aeronautics, for the paper "Comparison of Optimization Strategies for High-Lift Design".|