List/Grid Tag Archives: NASA

Chris Alexander on Parsons’ Cyber Market Push and Info Sharing’s Place in Network Security

Chris Alexander on Parsons’ Cyber Market Push and Info Sharing’s Place in Network Security

Chris Alexander oversees Parsons’ efforts to pursue potential opportunities in the public sector market as executive vice president and director of global business development for the company’s government services segment. The 12-year company veteran… Read more »

Boeing-Built ecoDemonstrator Concludes Active Flow Control Flight Tests; Mike Alexander Comments

Boeing-Built ecoDemonstrator Concludes Active Flow Control Flight Tests; Mike Alexander Comments

NASA has completed flight tests on technology onboard the Boeing-developed ecoDemonstrator 757 airplane that are designed to cut fuel consumption and emissions. NASA researchers installed sweeping jet actuators on the aircraft’s vertical tail… Read more »

NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA‘s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft has uncovered several key information about the planet Mercury during its nearly four years of on-orbit operations. NASA said Thursday the Messenger spacecraft is… Read more »

NASA Awards Mathematical Computing Software IDIQ to MathWorks

NASA Awards Mathematical Computing Software IDIQ to MathWorks

MathWorks Inc. has been awarded a $30 million contract to train NASA engineers and scientists on using a mathematical computing software. The Natick, Massachusetts-based company will also provide fresh software… Read more »

Northrop Completes Deployable Tower Assembly for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Northrop Completes Deployable Tower Assembly for NASA’s Webb Telescope

Northrop Grumman has completed ambient and thermal vacuum testing and delivery of the James Webb Space Telescope‘s deployable tower assembly to NASA for the space observatory’s final assembly at Northrop’s Space Park… Read more »

BPRH, Jones Edmunds and Associates to Rehabilitate NASA Facilities

BPRH, Jones Edmunds and Associates to Rehabilitate NASA Facilities

BPRH Architect and Engineers and Jones Edmunds and Associates have won a nearly $20 million contract each to refurbish various NASA launch and landing facilities in the U.S. and worldwide. The… Read more »

Solar Probe Plus Completes CDR, Reaches ‘Build’ Status; Andy Driesman Comments

Solar Probe Plus Completes CDR, Reaches ‘Build’ Status; Andy Driesman Comments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received the go-ahead to start building NASA’s Solar Probe Plus spacecraft following a critical design review of its full mission plan by… Read more »

NASA to Use IBM’s Bluemix Cloud Platform for Virtual Space Apps Challenge

NASA to Use IBM’s Bluemix Cloud Platform for Virtual Space Apps Challenge

IBM has partnered with NASA to use the company’s Bluemix cloud platform for the NASA International Space Apps Challenge virtual event, which seeks to facilitate innovation through the development of space… Read more »

NASA Taps Dynetics, HRL Labs, Orbital ATK for Space Material Project; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA Taps Dynetics, HRL Labs, Orbital ATK for Space Material Project; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA has chosen Dynetics, HRL Laboratories and Orbital ATK to develop and build ultra-lightweight materials in support of efforts to reduce the mass of future spacecraft for deep-space missions by 40 percent. The… Read more »

NASA Awards Aerojet Rocketdyne Funds to Complete Ion Thruster System; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

NASA Awards Aerojet Rocketdyne Funds to Complete Ion Thruster System; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been selected to complete development work for NASA’s gridded ion thruster system under a nearly $18 million contract with Glenn Research Center. The company will carry out the… Read more »

Orbital ATK to Supply New Component for Lockheed’s Orion; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK to Supply New Component for Lockheed’s Orion; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK will provide Lockheed Martin the attitude control motor for the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System under a $90 million subcontract to support NASA‘s future deep-space missions. The attitude control… Read more »

Lockheed to Continue Cargo Services for NASA Launch Missions to ISS

Lockheed to Continue Cargo Services for NASA Launch Missions to ISS

Lockheed Martin has received a one-year, $23 million extension to its cargo mission contract with NASA to provide cargo planning, processing and shipping services for missions to the International Space Station. The company… Read more »

Orbital ATK to Augment ULA Rocket for Launch of NASA Solar Probe

Orbital ATK to Augment ULA Rocket for Launch of NASA Solar Probe

Orbital ATK will work with United Launch Alliance on the launch of NASA‘s Solar Probe Plus spacecraft by providing the third stage to augment ULA’s Delta IV Heavy rocket. The third-stage rocket component features… Read more »

NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA Forms Alliance to Further Composite Materials Development Project; Jaiwon Shin Comments

NASA has teamed up with a number of organizations for its research and development program intended to help bolster future aircraft performance through the use of composite materials. NASA started the advanced… Read more »

Lockheed Starts Asteroid Research Spacecraft Assembly; Rich Kuhns Comments

Lockheed Starts Asteroid Research Spacecraft Assembly; Rich Kuhns Comments

Lockheed Martin has moved into the assembly, test and launch operations phase of spacecraft the company is building for a NASA asteroid research mission. NASA aims to launch the Origins,… Read more »

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