List/Grid Tag Archives: NASA

Julie Van Kleeck: Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Army, AF Develop Green Propellants

Julie Van Kleeck: Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Army, AF Develop Green Propellants

Aerojet Rocketdyne has secured a three-year contract to help the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force conduct research and development work on sustainable propulsion technology for rockets, missiles, and divert and attitude control systems…. Read more »

Exelis Delivers Infrared Sounder to NOAA; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis Delivers Infrared Sounder to NOAA; Eric Webster Comments

Exelis has delivered the cross-track infrared sounder to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for installation in the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 spacecraft. The sounder is designed to produce atmospheric… Read more »

Lockheed Sends New Earth Imaging Camera to Space; Joe Mobilia Comments

Lockheed Sends New Earth Imaging Camera to Space; Joe Mobilia Comments

Lockheed Martin has launched an optical payload into space aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spacecraft to capture a single-view image of the Earth’s sunlit side. The Earth Polychromatic Imaging… Read more »

Larry Price: Lockheed Uses Flight Test Data to Improve Orion Spacecraft’s Design

Larry Price: Lockheed Uses Flight Test Data to Improve Orion Spacecraft’s Design

Larry Price, a deputy program manager at Lockheed Martin, said data from the December test flight of the Orion spacecraft helped validate the company’s spacecraft design and performance models, Florida… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Radiometer to Support Solar Energy Observation; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Radiometer to Support Solar Energy Observation; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace and Technologies‘ Scripps NISTAR radiometer instrument will launch to space as part of the Deep Space Climate Observatory mission of NASA, the U.S. Air Force and the National Oceanic… Read more »

Northrop Grumman Reflector Launched with NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

Northrop Grumman Reflector Launched with NASA’s Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

Northrop Grumman has incorporated a reflector system into NASA’s recently launched soil moisture mapping satellite in order to help the spacecraft collect data upon deployment. The AstroMesh-Lite reflector, developed by… Read more »

Dynetics to Extend IT Support at NASA’s Marshall Space Center

Dynetics to Extend IT Support at NASA’s Marshall Space Center

A Dynetics subsidiary has received a 12-month, $59.3 million contract extension to provide information technology services to NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center. The extension period will run from Feb. 1… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Installs 2 Environmental Instruments on NOAA Spacecraft; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace Installs 2 Environmental Instruments on NOAA Spacecraft; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has integrated two of five scientific payloads into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. The company installed its Ozone Mapping and Profiler… Read more »

Boeing’s CST-100 to Ferry NASA Astronaut for 2017 Manned Capsule Test Flight

Boeing’s CST-100 to Ferry NASA Astronaut for 2017 Manned Capsule Test Flight

Boeing aims to send its crew capsule to space with a NASA astronaut and a Boeing test pilot for a first manned test flight in July 2017. NASA said Monday that… Read more »

ATK Installs NASA’s Space Launch System Booster for Testing; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK Installs NASA’s Space Launch System Booster for Testing; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK has installed NASA’s solid rocket motor in a test stand in preparation for the system’s static-fire test scheduled on March 11. The space launch system booster qualification motor will… Read more »

Microsoft to Help NASA Scientists Work on Mars with Virtual Tech; Dave Lavery Comments

Microsoft to Help NASA Scientists Work on Mars with Virtual Tech; Dave Lavery Comments

Microsoft has partnered with NASA to develop a software technology for scientists to work on Mars in a virtual environment. Scientists will work to conduct science operations on Mars along with… Read more »

Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

Greg Mandt: NOAA Completes Installation of 6 Key Instruments Onboard GOES-R

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration moved closer to its March 2016 launch date for the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series with the completed integration of all instruments aboard… Read more »

NASA Taps DB Consulting for IT Operations, Maintenance

NASA Taps DB Consulting for IT Operations, Maintenance

DB Consulting Group Inc. has won a $50.5 million contract to help operate and maintain NASA’s information technology setup. This award follows on the first option of NASA’s IT and… Read more »

NASA Puts Space Launch System Engine Through 1st Hot-Fire Test

NASA Puts Space Launch System Engine Through 1st Hot-Fire Test

NASA has completed an initial, 500-second hot-fire test on the RS-25 engine for Boeing‘s Space Launch System at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi in preparation for the rocket’s future missions to deep space…. Read more »

ManTech Subsidiary Completes Shape Test on Webb Telescope’s 1st Sunshield Layer

ManTech Subsidiary Completes Shape Test on Webb Telescope’s 1st Sunshield Layer

A subsidiary of ManTech International has finished the shape testing of the first sunshield membrane layer of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope as a subcontractor to Northrop Grumman. NeXolve assembled and tested the… Read more »

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