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NASA Completes ASPIRE Experiments, Selects Mars Mission Parachute

NASA has certified the use of a 180-pound parachute for its Mars 2020 mission after completing a series of tests under the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment program. Using mission planning, engineering and field operations services from Northrop Grumman, JPL tested two different parachutes and selected the one used …

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DigitalGlobe, Spire, Planet to Provide Earth Science Data Under NASA Contracts

NASA has awarded blanket purchase agreements to three companies to provide the agency with Earth observation data sets derived from constellations of commercial small satellites. Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe subsidiary, Planet and Spire received the sole-source contracts under the agency’s Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot program, NASA said …

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Raytheon Supports Caltech Research Hub for ‘Bio-Inspired’ Autonomous Tech

Raytheon has announced its lead sponsorship for Caltech’s new research center that seeks to advance the development of biologically-inspired autonomous systems. The Center for Autonomous Systems and Technology covers 10,000 square feet of laboratory space for scientists and researchers from Caltech and NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Raytheon said Thursday. CAST features an assembly room equipped …

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