List/Grid Tag Archives: NASA

Boeing, ESAB to Build Fuel Tank for NASA SLS; Ken Konopa Comments

Boeing, ESAB to Build Fuel Tank for NASA SLS; Ken Konopa Comments

Boeing Co. and ESAB’s welding and cutting products division have partnered to jointly build the fuel tank structure for NASA’s space launch system. Boeing and ESAB engineers will work together… Read more »

Lockheed-Built Jupiter Probe Completes Earth Flyby; Tim Gasparrini Comments

Lockheed-Built Jupiter Probe Completes Earth Flyby; Tim Gasparrini Comments

A spacecraft Lockheed Martin built for NASA has received a gravitational boost from Earth as part of a mission to Jupiter, the Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes… Read more »

Lockheed Flips Switch on Weather Satellite Avonics, Electronics; Paula Hartley Comments

Lockheed Flips Switch on Weather Satellite Avonics, Electronics; Paula Hartley Comments

Lockheed Martin has turned the power on for avionics and major electronic subsystems of a weather monitoring satellite the company is building for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The… Read more »

Exelis Subsidiary, NASA Ink Analysis Software BPA; Jaye Lampe Comments

Exelis Subsidiary, NASA Ink Analysis Software BPA; Jaye Lampe Comments

An Exelis subsidiary has signed a blanket purchase agreement with NASA to provide image and data visualization analysis software packages for the agency’s climate research projects. Exelis Visual Information Solutions and NASA… Read more »

NASA, John Hopkins University to Launch Comet Study; Andy Cheng Comments

NASA, John Hopkins University to Launch Comet Study; Andy Cheng Comments

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is launching a project with John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory that will use a massive balloon to get a glimpse of a comet above… Read more »

NASA, NOAA Acquire Harris System to Test Lockheed Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

NASA, NOAA Acquire Harris System to Test Lockheed Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have received a Harris Corp.-built system to test command and control procedures of a weather satellite Lockheed Martin is building for NOAA. Operators… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, NASA Test Crew Capsule Propulsion System; John Mulholland Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, NASA Test Crew Capsule Propulsion System; John Mulholland Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Boeing have finished evaluating the maneuvering and control thrusters on space capsule Boeing is developing for NASA. Test firings occurred at White Sands Space Harbor in New… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Set for Demo Flight to Resupply Int’l Space Station; Frank Culbertson Comments

Orbital Sciences Set for Demo Flight to Resupply Int’l Space Station; Frank Culbertson Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. is scheduled to launch a spacecraft intended to send a cargo ship to the International Space Station in a NASA demonstration flight project worth an estimated $2.5 million, Reuters… Read more »

Boeing, NASA Link Mission Control to Commercial Spacecraft Software During Test

Boeing, NASA Link Mission Control to Commercial Spacecraft Software During Test

Boeing conducted an interface test between NASA’s Mission Control Center at the Johnson Space Center in Houston and software for the company commercial spacecraft intended for travel to and from… Read more »

Boeing Picks ESAB for Spacecraft Fuel Tank Components

Boeing Picks ESAB for Spacecraft Fuel Tank Components

Boeing has awarded ESAB Welding & Cutting Products a contract to manufacture fuel tank structures for a heavy-lift launch vehicle Boeing is building for NASA. The Space Launch System will… Read more »

Strongbridge Corp. Looks to End-to-End Strategic Communications Platform to Drive Federal Business

Strongbridge Corp. Looks to End-to-End Strategic Communications Platform to Drive Federal Business

As part of ExecutiveBiz’s series profiling firms that are active in promoting the online capabilities and brand of their government and commercial customers, we’ve found that many companies in this… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Revives Survey Aircraft for NASA Space Mission; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Revives Survey Aircraft for NASA Space Mission; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. plans to reactivate its survey aircraft in September for NASA’s near-Earth object exploration mission. The refreshed Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer spacecraft will work to detect… Read more »

ATK Hands NASA Webb Telescope Backplane Support Structure for Thermal Tests; David Shanahan Comments

ATK Hands NASA Webb Telescope Backplane Support Structure for Thermal Tests; David Shanahan Comments

ATK has sent an assembly stand to NASA for thermal tests later this year as part of preparations for the planned 2018 launch of the James Webb Space Telescope. The company built… Read more »

Boeing Data Satellite Completes On-Orbit Tests; Craig Crooning Comments

Boeing Data Satellite Completes On-Orbit Tests; Craig Crooning Comments

Boeing has completed on-orbit tests for the first of a new group of satellites designed to link data communications between NASA control centers and spacecraft. The Tracking and Data Relay… Read more »

Boeing, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX to Receive $55M in NASA 2014 Space System Funds

Boeing, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX to Receive $55M in NASA 2014 Space System Funds

Boeing, Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Exploration Technologies have been awarded new milestones to complete under their contract with NASA to develop new methods of space transportation. The agency will invest a total of… Read more »

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