List/Grid Tag Archives: NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build NASA CubeSat Propulsion System; Christian Carpenter Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Build NASA CubeSat Propulsion System; Christian Carpenter Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop a propulsion system for NASA‘s CubeSat miniature satellites under a contract from the Armstrong Flight Test Center’s flight opportunities. The company said Tuesday the two-phased contract involves hot-fire testing on the MPS-120… Read more »

Jeff Vanden Beukel: Lockheed-Univ. of Arizona Team to Test Webb Telescope Imaging Tech

Jeff Vanden Beukel: Lockheed-Univ. of Arizona Team to Test Webb Telescope Imaging Tech

Lockheed Martin and the University of Arizona have handed over to NASA an imaging instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope ahead of a deep space research in 2018. The near… Read more »

ATK Demos Booster Avionics for NASA’s Space Launch System Rockets; Kent Rominger Comments

ATK Demos Booster Avionics for NASA’s Space Launch System Rockets; Kent Rominger Comments

ATK has demonstrated a booster avionics system the company built to centralize twin solid rockets for NASA’s Space Launch System. The technology has been integrated into hardware and software systems and… Read more »

Kathy Lueders: NASA Commercial Partners Adhere to Spacecraft Development Schedule

Kathy Lueders: NASA Commercial Partners Adhere to Spacecraft Development Schedule

NASA‘s commercial partners have completed the design reviews of their respective spacecraft and rockets intended for the agency’s program to transport mission crews to low-Earth orbit. Blue Origin, Boeing, Sierra… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Team Tests ‘Green’ Propellant Thruster; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Team Tests ‘Green’ Propellant Thruster; Jim Oschmann Comments

A team comprised of Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. and Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested a thruster with “green” fuel technology in a space lab environment as part of NASA‘s Green… Read more »

Orbital Sciences to Launch NASA Ocean Wind Measurement Satellite

Orbital Sciences to Launch NASA Ocean Wind Measurement Satellite

Orbital Sciences Corp. has won an estimated $55 million contract to launch a NASA satellite system intended to help researchers forecast weather conditions. The Dulles, Va.-based company will work to process the… Read more »

Johns Hopkins APL Co-Sponsors NASA Mobile App Design Contest; Nate Parsons Comments

Johns Hopkins APL Co-Sponsors NASA Mobile App Design Contest; Nate Parsons Comments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is sponsoring a marathon-style event designed to help NASA develop mobile applications and other technology for space program use. APL and interactive platform… Read more »

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies to Support NASA Intelligent Systems R&D

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies to Support NASA Intelligent Systems R&D

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies will provide NASA‘s Intelligent Systems division with research and development services under a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $300 million. Greenbelt, Md.-based SGT will also support the NASA division’s… Read more »

Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed-Sierra Nevada Team Uses NASA Facility to Build Spacecraft Parts

Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed-Sierra Nevada Team Uses NASA Facility to Build Spacecraft Parts

Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada‘s alliance has moved to increase manufacturing work on a private space taxi at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. SNC has been contracted to… Read more »

Lockheed to Continue NASA ISS Cargo Mission Support

Lockheed to Continue NASA ISS Cargo Mission Support

Lockheed Martin‘s Integrated Systems division will continue providing analytical, physical and equipment processing services to support International Space Station activities at the Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of a $22 million, one-year… Read more »

Lockheed Tests Robots for Deep Space Research; Nelson Pedreiro Comments

Lockheed Tests Robots for Deep Space Research; Nelson Pedreiro Comments

Lockheed Martin’s advanced technology center has demonstrated robotic applications for deep space research through coordinated control by astronauts and ground-based operators. The company worked with NASA astronauts aboard the International… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Hands Orion’s Antennas to Lockheed, NASA; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Hands Orion’s Antennas to Lockheed, NASA; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has delivered four phased array antennas for the Orion spacecraft to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and prime contractor Lockheed Martin, as preparations are underway ahead of Orion’s… Read more »

Johns Hopkins APL Helps Map Jupiter’s Galilean Moon; Wes Patterson Comments

Johns Hopkins APL Helps Map Jupiter’s Galilean Moon; Wes Patterson Comments

Researchers from NASA and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have created a geologic map of Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s ice-encrusted moons that were discovered by Galileo Galilei. The scientific team… Read more »

Teledyne to Build NASA Space Launch System Adapter; Robert Mehrabian Comments

Teledyne to Build NASA Space Launch System Adapter; Robert Mehrabian Comments

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies will build a launch vehicle stage adapter for NASA to use on the agency’s Space Launch System under a five-year, $60 million contract. Teledyne Brown Engineering… Read more »

Lockheed Team Delivers Infrared Camera System to NASA; Jeff Vanden Beukel Comments

Lockheed Team Delivers Infrared Camera System to NASA; Jeff Vanden Beukel Comments

Lockheed Martin and the University of Arizona have delivered an infrared camera to NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center, where that technology will be installed on the James Webb Space Telescope. The… Read more »

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