Technology

USPS Seeks Self-Driving Delivery Vehicles, Requests Industry Input

The U.S. Postal Service on Friday posted a request for information, seeking market feedback about autonomous vehicle technologies that the agency could use on its fleet of delivery vans. The USPS said in its FedBizOpps notice that it is looking into the possibility of fielding delivery vehicles that can safely drive themselves along a postal route while an operator sorts mail onboard.

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NASA Requests Info on Market Capability to Develop Solar Irradiance Sensor Spacecraft

NASA on Friday issued a request for information notice, seeking capability statements from companies that possess the expertise and technologies needed to develop and support a spacecraft for the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 Mission. The goal of TSIS-2 is to deliver by March 2022 a spacecraft equipped with sensors that will gather solar irradiance data.

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