Celebrating the Only Woman in the Apollo 11 Launch Control Center

Women have been involved in notable historical events all through history, and their contributions, even while opposed and persecuted, have led to significant progress. Efforts to explore outer space also include female participants who refused to stand on the sidelines. Recently, NASA celebrated the Apollo 11 space mission to the moon that occurred 50 years ago this year. They also celebrated another of the inspiring women in space tech, JoAnn Morgan.

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National Instruments SCXI: Part 3

This is the third part in our series about the National Instruments SCXI Series. There are several types of switches in the SCXI series. The first type is the Multiplexer/Matrix Switch Module. One of these Multiplexer/Matrix Modules is the SCXI-1127 (electromechanical relay). Another example is the SCXI-1128 (solid-state relay). Both are devices that function as multiplexer or matrix modules. As a multiplexer, they can operate in different multiplexing modes, such as 1-wire for resistive measurements including RTDs and low-resistance measurements. With the SCXI-1332 front-mounting terminal block, the SCXI-1127 and SCXI-1128 become a 4×8 2-wire matrix. Expanding the multiplexer or matrix channel count is as easy as adding additional modules.

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