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Mark Geyer: NASA Tests Parachute System of Lockheed-Built Orion Spacecraft

Mark Geyer: NASA Tests Parachute System of Lockheed-Built Orion Spacecraft

NASA evaluated how a mock-up of Lockheed Martin‘s Orion crew capsule would handle landing in high altitude with three main parachutes during a flight demonstration on Wednesday. The parachute system… Read more »

Lockheed Deploys Solar Array for NOAA Weather Satellite; Pam Sullivan Comments

Lockheed Deploys Solar Array for NOAA Weather Satellite; Pam Sullivan Comments

The solar panels built for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite – R series have been tested, approved and sent to Lockheed Martin‘s facility in Denver to… Read more »

NASA Awards 5 Academic Institutions With $500K Grant, ISS R&D Payload

NASA Awards 5 Academic Institutions With $500K Grant, ISS R&D Payload

NASA has awarded five U.S. academic institutions with a $100,000 grant each and opportunities to conduct research and development work aboard the International Space Station as part of its Experimental… Read more »

Boeing Displays CST-100 Spacecraft Prototype Model at Kennedy Space Center; John Elbon Comments

Boeing Displays CST-100 Spacecraft Prototype Model at Kennedy Space Center; John Elbon Comments

Boeing unveiled the prototype design for its commercial space taxi during a ceremony held Monday at a former shuttle processing site at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Orlando… Read more »

Mark Geyer: NASA Installs Orion’s Lockheed-Built Heat Shield for Deep Space Goals

Mark Geyer: NASA Installs Orion’s Lockheed-Built Heat Shield for Deep Space Goals

Lockheed Martin and NASA have completed installation of a heat shield to the Orion‘s crew module in preparation for Exploration Flight Test-1, where researchers will determine possible design improvements based on… Read more »

APL Launches Suborbital EMI Experiments

APL Launches Suborbital EMI Experiments

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has announced the launch of a research project to collect electromagnetic field data on suborbital spaceflights. APL will gather the information by using… Read more »

Lockheed NASA-Commercial Engineering Team Includes Intuitive Machines, Deep Space Systems

Lockheed NASA-Commercial Engineering Team Includes Intuitive Machines, Deep Space Systems

Lockheed Martin’s space systems company has awarded a potential five-year, $50 million contract to Deep Space Systems for technical services in support of Lockheed’s work for commercial and NASA programs. Deep Space Systems… Read more »

NASA-Lockheed Team Installs Orion Spacecraft’s Heat Shield Tech

NASA-Lockheed Team Installs Orion Spacecraft’s Heat Shield Tech

A team of NASA and Lockheed Martin engineers has begun integrating a thermal protection system onto the crew module of the agency’s Orion deep-space exploration vehicle. NASA plans to conduct… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Dynetics Expand Space Launch Tech Collaboration; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Dynetics Expand Space Launch Tech Collaboration; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne and aerospace engineering firm Dynetics have expanded their partnership to develop rocket propulsion and booster systems for government and commercial aerospace customers. The companies have worked together under… Read more »

Jim Oschmann: Ball Aerospace to Build NASA Wind Measurement Tool for Future Earth Studies

Jim Oschmann: Ball Aerospace to Build NASA Wind Measurement Tool for Future Earth Studies

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has received a three-year, $4.3 million contract from NASA to develop a High Spectral Resolution Lidar for aerosols, winds and clouds and design that tool to use the… Read more »

SpaceX’s Unmanned Capsule Returns From ISS Resupply Mission

SpaceX’s Unmanned Capsule Returns From ISS Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built cargo ship has landed in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday after delivering nearly 5,000 pounds of experiments and supplies to the International Space Station, Military Times reported Sunday…. Read more »

Teledyne Subsidiary to Transfer, Update NASA Spacecraft Power Materials; Robert Mehrabian Comments

Teledyne Subsidiary to Transfer, Update NASA Spacecraft Power Materials; Robert Mehrabian Comments

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies has won a potential $17.6 program to help carry out a technology transfer and flight hardware upgrade program for NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Teledyne Energy Systems will implement the Technology… Read more »

ATK Tests Spacecraft Solar Panels for NASA; Dave Shanahan Comments

ATK Tests Spacecraft Solar Panels for NASA; Dave Shanahan Comments

ATK has developed and tested a photovoltaic array for solar electric propulsion systems that NASA intends to use to power future robotic and manned spacecraft. The company’s MegaFlex solar array… Read more »

Lockheed-NASA Team Puts Orion Spacecraft to Launch, Ascent Vibration Test

Lockheed-NASA Team Puts Orion Spacecraft to Launch, Ascent Vibration Test

Lockheed Martin and NASA have completed a series of environmental tests on the Orion spacecraft to monitor how it performed during simulated launch and ascent vibrations. Engineers who conducted the Multi-Point Random… Read more »

Ball Aerospace to Install Lockheed Earth Radiation Measuring Instrument on NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace to Install Lockheed Earth Radiation Measuring Instrument on NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will integrate a Lockheed Martin-built instrument designed to measure global energy balance into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System. Lockheed designed… Read more »

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