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Vector Space Systems Raises Funds for Microsatellite Launch Vehicle Development

Vector Space Systems has secured $1.25 million in a seed funding round headed by Space Angels Network to support Vector’s development of commercial launch vehicles for low-Earth orbit microsatellites. Space Angels Network offers an online investment platform designed to help accredited investors finance aerospace companies through managed funds, Vector said Friday. Vector co-founder and …

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NASA Taps Vector Space Systems to Build Launch Vehicle Upper Stage Prototype

Vector Space Systems has secured a Phase II contract under NASA‘s Small Business Technology Transfer project to continue developing an upper stage prototype for the Vector-R launch vehicle. The award complements the company’s existing contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to examine the potential use of Vector-R’s first stage as a second stage for DARPA’s XS-1 experimental …

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Vector Space Systems Launches Test Rocket Ahead of 2018 Orbital Deployment

Vector Space Systems has launched a subscale rocket that serves as a test platform to validate the upper stage engine of the company’s launch vehicle. The microsatellite space launch company said Tuesday the suborbital launch of the P-20 rocket comes ahead of the scheduled 2018 orbital deployment of the Vector 1 launch vehicle. Global imagery company …

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Collins Aerospace Records Delivery Milestone for THAAD Thrust Vector Actuation System

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Collins Aerospace, a company of Raytheon Technologies, has manufactured the 600th Thrust Vector Actuation (TVA) System for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system. The company said Thursday the TVA is an all-electric component that has guided all of THAAD's live fire intercept activities so far. The component has also demonstrated capabilities needed for future missile weapon systems. 

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Kratos, Space Vector Partner to Build Suborbital Rocket for Air Force; Dave Carter Quoted

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions and Space Vector have teamed up to design, manufacture and integrate a suborbital launch vehicle under the U.S. Air Force's Sounding Rocket Program-4. The industry team will build the rocket to support tests of prototype weapons and missile defense systems, Kratos said Wednesday. Space Vector and Northrop Grumman‘s …

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