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Lockheed Tests Robots for Deep Space Research; Nelson Pedreiro Comments

Lockheed Tests Robots for Deep Space Research; Nelson Pedreiro Comments

Lockheed Martin’s advanced technology center has demonstrated robotic applications for deep space research through coordinated control by astronauts and ground-based operators. The company worked with NASA astronauts aboard the International… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Hands Orion’s Antennas to Lockheed, NASA; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace Hands Orion’s Antennas to Lockheed, NASA; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has delivered four phased array antennas for the Orion spacecraft to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and prime contractor Lockheed Martin, as preparations are underway ahead of Orion’s… Read more »

Johns Hopkins APL Helps Map Jupiter’s Galilean Moon; Wes Patterson Comments

Johns Hopkins APL Helps Map Jupiter’s Galilean Moon; Wes Patterson Comments

Researchers from NASA and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have created a geologic map of Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s ice-encrusted moons that were discovered by Galileo Galilei. The scientific team… Read more »

Teledyne to Build NASA Space Launch System Adapter; Robert Mehrabian Comments

Teledyne to Build NASA Space Launch System Adapter; Robert Mehrabian Comments

A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies will build a launch vehicle stage adapter for NASA to use on the agency’s Space Launch System under a five-year, $60 million contract. Teledyne Brown Engineering… Read more »

Lockheed Team Delivers Infrared Camera System to NASA; Jeff Vanden Beukel Comments

Lockheed Team Delivers Infrared Camera System to NASA; Jeff Vanden Beukel Comments

Lockheed Martin and the University of Arizona have delivered an infrared camera to NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center, where that technology will be installed on the James Webb Space Telescope. The… Read more »

Ball Aerospace Tests NOAA Satellite Interoperability With SpaceWire; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace Tests NOAA Satellite Interoperability With SpaceWire; Cary Ludtke Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has evaluated how a U.S. weather forecasting satellite platform could integrate with the spacecraft communication network SpaceWire. Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is a collaboration between NASA and… Read more »

Johns Hopkins APL, NASA Launch Small Satellites into Space; Ann Darrin Comments

Johns Hopkins APL, NASA Launch Small Satellites into Space; Ann Darrin Comments

The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and NASA launched two small satellites called cubesats into space in November, The Baltimore Sun reported Jan. 10. Scott Dance writes the devices are intended… Read more »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Tool Helps Lift NASA Data Satellite Into Orbit; Steve Bouley Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Tool Helps Lift NASA Data Satellite Into Orbit; Steve Bouley Comments

An Aerojet Rocketdyne-made propulsion system worked to lift off an Atlas V rocket that carried a NASA communications satellite into space recently. Aerojet Rocketdyne provided 12 monopropellant thrusters, helium presurrization… Read more »

Sierra Nevada Prepares for Orbital Launch in 2016; Mark Sirangelo Comments

Sierra Nevada Prepares for Orbital Launch in 2016; Mark Sirangelo Comments

Sierra Nevada Corp. wants to procure a United Launch Alliance-built rocket as the company prepares for an orbital flight in November 2016. Sierra Nevada will also establish an operation site… Read more »

Northrop, NASA Move Webb Telescope Spacecraft Through Design Review

Northrop, NASA Move Webb Telescope Spacecraft Through Design Review

An independent panel of experts has completed the critical design review on the spacecraft for the James Webb Space Telescope, which Northrop Grumman is building for NASA. The review finished five… Read more »

Boeing Receives Signal from in Orbit Tracking and Relay Satellite; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing Receives Signal from in Orbit Tracking and Relay Satellite; Craig Cooning Comments

Boeing’s tracking and data relay satellite has transmitted its first signals from space after its launch on Jan. 23. The TDRS-L is the fifth satellite that Boeing built for various… Read more »

Orbital-Built Cargo Capsule Docks With Intl Space Station

Orbital-Built Cargo Capsule Docks With Intl Space Station

An Orbital Sciences-built unmanned spacecraft carrying a 2,780-pound cargo load docked with the International Space Station at 6:08 a.m. Eastern time on Sunday. Astronauts Michael Hopkins and Koichi Wakata worked together… Read more »

NASA Tests Boeing Avionics Software on Space Launch System

NASA Tests Boeing Avionics Software on Space Launch System

NASA powered up the Space Launch System for the first time Thursday to demonstrate the rocket’s flight avionics and software, both of which were developed by Boeing. The SLS reached first… Read more »

Mark Sirangelo: Sierra Nevada Finds Intl Partners for Commercial Space Plane Development

Mark Sirangelo: Sierra Nevada Finds Intl Partners for Commercial Space Plane Development

Sierra Nevada will collaborate with international space organizations to further develop the company’s Dream Chaser space taxi under a NASA commercial program, the Denver Business Journal reported Wednesday. Greg Avery writes… Read more »

Orbital Sciences Spacecraft On Its Way to Intl Space Station; Charles Bolden Comments

Orbital Sciences Spacecraft On Its Way to Intl Space Station; Charles Bolden Comments

An Orbital Sciences cargo spacecraft launched from NASA‘s Wallop’s Flight Facility in Virginia Thursday to carry supplies to the International Space Station. An Antares rocket lifted off from Wallops and will transport 2,780… Read more »

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