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Verisurf 2018 Beta Released: Now Runs on All Common CMM Brands and Models

Verisurf Software has just released a beta version of the latest updates to its flagship product, sporting a bevy of new capabilities, workflow improvements, and feature refinements. According to Ernie Husted Verisurf founder and CEO, the Verisurf 2018 release will boost productivity and is more flexible and easier to use than ever for the frequent inspection, tool building, and reverse engineering tasks customers perform daily. Major product improvements in the 2018 release include:·      Universal CMM: Enjoy the multiple benefits of running Verisurf on your existing motorized CMM without the hassle and burden of expensive controller or pr...

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Verisurf Automates SLS Rocket Panel Inspection

Watch the Video   AMRO Fabricating chooses Verisurf software to automate the production inspection of NASA SLS rocket panels.In space flight the first eight minutes are critical; this is when the greatest opposing forces of thrust and gravity are impacting the launch vehicle.  The new NASA Space Launch System (SLS) will weigh 5.5 million pounds at liftoff, or roughly the weight of eight fully loaded 747 jets.   Everything comes down to weight and the integrity of design and fabrication to insure success.  Today, it costs $10,000 to send one pound of payload into orbit; since the entire launch vehicle makes the tripe to low earth orbit its net weig...

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SpaceX Demands Precise Positioning

With the retrieval of Dragon from the Pacific Ocean, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) became the first commercial company to launch and recover a spacecraft from Earth orbit. Placed into space atop the company’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle, Dragon completed two orbits with speeds topping 17,000 miles per hour. After its three-hour, fifty -thousand-mile flight, Dragon splashed down at the predicted time.This was the first flight under NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program designed for companies to demonstrate International Space Station (ISS) resupply capabilities. Following completion of COTS missions, Dragon will begin regular fligh...

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