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Terry Lorier: Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Propulsion Tech Through Launch Abort, Hot Fire Tests

Terry Lorier: Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Propulsion Tech Through Launch Abort, Hot Fire Tests

  Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished work on a service module propulsion system for a human spaceflight program that Boeing holds a contract with NASA for. Aerojet Rocketdyne built the service module… Read more »

Charlie Precourt: ATK, NASA Evaluate SLS Rocket Booster Design

Charlie Precourt: ATK, NASA Evaluate SLS Rocket Booster Design

A five-segment solid rocket booster that ATK built for NASA‘s Space Launch System has passed a critical design review and is deemed ready to go through a qualification test. “Achieving… Read more »

Larry Price: NASA, Navy, Lockheed Conduct Orion Spacecraft Retrieval Simulations

Larry Price: NASA, Navy, Lockheed Conduct Orion Spacecraft Retrieval Simulations

Lockheed Martin, NASA and the U.S. Navy have finished a second round of simulated ocean recoveries for the Orion spacecraft, which is scheduled for its first unmanned test flight in… Read more »

Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed Starts to Make Airframes for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser

Mark Sirangelo: Lockheed Starts to Make Airframes for Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser

Lockheed Martin and Sierra Nevada’s space systems division have introduced the orbital spacecraft composite airframe of the Dream Chaser vehicle that SNC is developing for NASA’s human spaceflight program. Mark Sirangelo, corporate… Read more »

Stinger Ghaffarian Tech Wins $76.8M Space Systems Contract Mod from NASA

Stinger Ghaffarian Tech Wins $76.8M Space Systems Contract Mod from NASA

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. has been awarded a $76.8 million contract modification to continue developing instruments and software systems for NASA’s space mission program. The Greenbelt, Maryland-based company will extend… Read more »

Wyle to Support NASA Ames Research Center Under Potential $270M Contract

Wyle to Support NASA Ames Research Center Under Potential $270M Contract

Wyle Laboratories has been awarded a potential five-year, $270 million contract to provide research, development and project management services at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California. The company said Thursday… Read more »

Sierra Nevada Corp. Completes Risk Reduction, Tech Readiness Level Tests on ‘Dream Chaser’

Sierra Nevada Corp. Completes Risk Reduction, Tech Readiness Level Tests on ‘Dream Chaser’

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed two NASA milestone tests on the Dream Chaser spacecraft’s flight hardware systems, moving the program closer to the critical design review phase and first flight, Phys.org reported Thursday…. Read more »

Lockheed Martin to Provide Human Spaceflight Services for Orion Crew Vehicle

Lockheed Martin to Provide Human Spaceflight Services for Orion Crew Vehicle

Lockheed Martin is working to supply ground-based human spaceflight services for the Orion crew vehicle under a $1.3 billion contract that SGT Inc. holds with NASA, Washington Technology reported Tuesday…. Read more »

NASA to Build New Addition at Kennedy Space Center

NASA to Build New Addition at Kennedy Space Center

NASA has awarded a two-year contract to Hensel Phelps Construction Co., to begin construction on a new multi-story headquarters at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The $64.8 million… Read more »

Steve Wofford: NASA to Test Space Launch System Engine

Steve Wofford: NASA to Test Space Launch System Engine

NASA is poised to test an engine for the Space Launch System, a rocket the agency and Boeing are building to send the Orion manned spacecraft into deep space. Engineers… Read more »

Orbital Sciences-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Transports Supplies, Equipment to Int’l Space Station

Orbital Sciences-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Transports Supplies, Equipment to Int’l Space Station

Orbital Sciences‘ Cygnus cargo spacecraft has delivered science, supplies and spacewalking payloads to the International Space Station under a $1.9 billion NASA resupply services contract. SS Janice Voss was launched… Read more »

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 »

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