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Linde to Supply NASA With Liquid Nitrogen, Liquid Oxygen; Cliff Caldwell Comments

Linde to Supply NASA With Liquid Nitrogen, Liquid Oxygen; Cliff Caldwell Comments

Linde will supply NASA with approximately 360,000 tons of liquid nitrogen and 64,000 tons of liquid oxygen to support the operations of six research and space flight centers across the U.S. The company… Read more »

Jim Sponnick: ULA’s Delta 2 Rocket Completes 51st NASA Space Launch Mission

Jim Sponnick: ULA’s Delta 2 Rocket Completes 51st NASA Space Launch Mission

The Delta 2 rocket built by United Launch Alliance has carried a NASA carbon-monitoring satellite into space Wednesday, marking the rocket’s 51st launch mission for the space agency. “It is… Read more »

Mike Miller: Orbital Sciences-Built Satellite Begins CO2 Research Mission

Mike Miller: Orbital Sciences-Built Satellite Begins CO2 Research Mission

Orbital Sciences and NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have commenced in-orbit testing for a satellite the company built to monitor atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 spacecraft has… Read more »

AMA to Continue NASA Engineering Support Under $50M Contract Option

AMA to Continue NASA Engineering Support Under $50M Contract Option

Analytical Mechanics Associates will extend its engineering support for NASA‘s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia under the company’s third option in its contract with the space agency. The contract option has a one-year period of… Read more »

Orbital Sciences, NASA to Launch Carbon-Monitoring Spacecraft; Mike Miller Comments

Orbital Sciences, NASA to Launch Carbon-Monitoring Spacecraft; Mike Miller Comments

A spacecraft Orbital Sciences built for NASA is set to blast off Tuesday morning on a two-year mission to measure carbon dioxide levels in Earth’s atmoshphere. Orbital Sciences will launch… Read more »

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 »

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