List/Grid Tag Archives: NASA

NASA Flies Northrop Drone for Intl Environmental Research; Janis Pamiljans Comments

NASA Flies Northrop Drone for Intl Environmental Research; Janis Pamiljans Comments

A Northrop Grumman-made unmanned aerial vehicle has been used by NASA for a 21-hour mission to gather topographic and environmental data on Canada’s Arctic. NASA, Northrop and Canadian research organizations… Read more »

Tim Lamb on Chenega Corp.’s History, Its Security & Support Solutions Growth, and Overcoming Challenges After Graduating from the SBA’s 8(a) Program

Tim Lamb on Chenega Corp.’s History, Its Security & Support Solutions Growth, and Overcoming Challenges After Graduating from the SBA’s 8(a) Program

Tim Lamb serves as president of Ashburn, Va.-based Chenega Security & Support Solutions (CS3) where he leads a more than 500-person team that provides law enforcement, physical security, emergency services and… Read more »

Lockheed Set to Deliver NOAA-NASA Solar Imager in January

Lockheed Set to Deliver NOAA-NASA Solar Imager in January

Lockheed Martin is scheduled to deliver a solar measuring device in January 2014 to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a satellite designed to forecast spaceweather. The Solar Ultraviolet Imager… Read more »

General Atomics Demos UAV-Based Tracking System; Frank Pace Comments

General Atomics Demos UAV-Based Tracking System; Frank Pace Comments

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has demonstrated a sense-and-avoid system onboard an unmanned aerial vehicle. The goal of the flight test was to coordinate BAE Systems‘ identification transponder with General Atomics’… Read more »

ATK Tests Rocket Booster Avionics System for NASA; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK Tests Rocket Booster Avionics System for NASA; Charlie Precourt Comments

ATK has finished testing the avionics system of boosters designed for a NASA rocket being built for deep space exploration. ATK worked to operate the booster’s thrust vector control technology… Read more »

NASA, Johns Hopkins APL to Launch Earth Radiometer CubeSat in 2015; Bill Swartz Comments

NASA, Johns Hopkins APL to Launch Earth Radiometer CubeSat in 2015; Bill Swartz Comments

NASA and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory are building a miniature satellite with the goal of helping scientists quantify Earth’s energy imbalance. The Radiometer Assessment Using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes… Read more »

Lockheed Builds Natural Gas Storage Tanks for Wartsila, Harvey Gulf; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Builds Natural Gas Storage Tanks for Wartsila, Harvey Gulf; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin will produce cryogenic liquefied natural gas storage tanks for Finnish power company Wartsila and marine transportation company Harvey Gulf International Marine. Lockheed also aims to study how current… Read more »

ATK, NASA Demo Rocket Engine for 2018 Solar Mission

ATK, NASA Demo Rocket Engine for 2018 Solar Mission

NASA and ATK have test-fired a solid rocket motor that the company designed for the space agency’s Solar Probe Plus program. The STAR 48GXV engine will be used to help… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Transports Precipitation Measurement Tool to Japan; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Transports Precipitation Measurement Tool to Japan; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered a precipitation measurement instrument to Japan in preparation for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement satellite space launch scheduled for next year. The GPM Microwave Imager is… Read more »

Lockheed Mars-Bound Probe Lifts Off for NASA Study; Guy Beutelschies Comments

Lockheed Mars-Bound Probe Lifts Off for NASA Study; Guy Beutelschies Comments

Lockheed Martin and NASA launched a spacecraft Monday that is scheduled to arrive at Mars in September 2014 for a one-year study of the red planet’s upper atmosphere. The MAVEN spacecraft lifted off… Read more »

MTSI to Offer UAS Services in Commercial Sector; Kevin Robinson Comments

MTSI to Offer UAS Services in Commercial Sector; Kevin Robinson Comments

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. plans to offer unmanned aircraft system services in the commercial aviation market as agencies work to integrate UAS into the civilian National Airspace System. The commercial… Read more »

Johns Hopkins APL to Lead NASA Asteroid, Moon Surface Study; Benjamin Bussey Comments

Johns Hopkins APL to Lead NASA Asteroid, Moon Surface Study; Benjamin Bussey Comments

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will lead a study into the surfaces of asteroids and the moon for NASA as the agency aims to explore those areas with humans and robots…. Read more »

Lockheed, NASA Flip Switch on Orion Spacecraft’s Avionics; Cleon Lacefield Comments

Lockheed, NASA Flip Switch on Orion Spacecraft’s Avionics; Cleon Lacefield Comments

Lockheed Martin and NASA have entered program scripts into the crew module of a spacecraft the company is building for the agency ahead of its scheduled launch in one year…. Read more »

EMCOR JV Wins $30M to Maintain NASA Dryden Facilities

EMCOR JV Wins $30M to Maintain NASA Dryden Facilities

A EMCOR Government Services and Helix Enterprises joint venture has won a potential $29.4 million, five-year contract to help maintain and administer NASA Dryden Research Center facilities. Helix Management Services will support… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Reports Increased Cash Flow, Customer Interest After NASA Demo Flight; David Thompson Comments

Orbital Sciences Reports Increased Cash Flow, Customer Interest After NASA Demo Flight; David Thompson Comments

Orbital Sciences is seeing better operations cash flow and customer interest after it completed its demo flight with NASA to resupply the International Space Station, The Washington Post reported Sunday…. Read more »

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