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NASA Extends Engineering Services Contract with Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies

NASA Extends Engineering Services Contract with Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies

NASA has awarded a potential $145 million contract extension to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies for continued support of the agency’s engineering work on hardware and software for spaceflights and ground systems. The… Read more »

NASA Launches Orbital Sciences Spacecraft for 2nd Resupply Mission to Intl Space Station

NASA Launches Orbital Sciences Spacecraft for 2nd Resupply Mission to Intl Space Station

An Orbital Sciences-built spacecraft took off Sunday from Wallops Island, Virginia for the International Space Station, carrying nearly 3,300 pounds of technology and scientific cargo. Orbital and NASA launched a… Read more »

FAA, NASA to Partner With 3 Companies for UAS Detect-and-Avoid Tech Demo

FAA, NASA to Partner With 3 Companies for UAS Detect-and-Avoid Tech Demo

The Federal Aviation Administration and NASA will collaborate with three companies to demonstrate a technology intended to prevent unmanned drones from colliding with other planes in airspace, Aviation International News… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Ball Aerospace complete Common Upper Stage Service study for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Ball Aerospace complete Common Upper Stage Service study for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., announced recently that they have completed a study on the development of a common upper stage service for NASA, designed for enhanced performance… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Receives Northrop’s CERES Instrument for Integration Into NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace Receives Northrop’s CERES Instrument for Integration Into NOAA Satellite

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System instrument built by Northrop Grumman for integration into the Joint Polar Satellite System beginning later this year. Ball Aerospace said Thursday that CERES will help… Read more »

ULA Wraps of Design Review of Boeing Spacecraft Launch Pad; Ellen Plese Comments

ULA Wraps of Design Review of Boeing Spacecraft Launch Pad; Ellen Plese Comments

United Launch Alliance has completed the critical design review phase of work to evaluate a launch site in Florida that Boeing’s Crew Space Transportation -100 spacecraft will launch from. The CDR was supported… Read more »

Scott Texter: ATK, Northrop Test NASA Webb Telescope Backplane System

Scott Texter: ATK, Northrop Test NASA Webb Telescope Backplane System

ATK and Northrop Grumman have jointly tested a backplane assembly for NASA‘s James Webb Telescope to determine if the platform could withstand the rigors of space travel and carry heavy… Read more »

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 »

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