Tag Archives: Armstrong Flight Research Center

Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Space Exploration, Weather Forecasting Research and the Security of U.S. Satellites

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Jim Bridenstine, administrator of NASA, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leading space exploration, weather forecasting research and the security of U.S. satellites. This honor marks the first Wash100 Award win for Bridenstine.

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Six future space technologies selected for NASA Flight Opportunities program

NASA will help mature six space technologies through the agency’s Flight Opportunities program that will facilitate low-gravity simulation tests onboard aircraft and suborbital rockets. The space agency said Thursday it will award funds to cover the integration and flight, and limited payload development costs for the selected demonstrations that will validate the …

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Rockwell Collins, NASA Conduct Sonic Boom Display Usability Demo

NASA and Rockwell Collins have conducted a usability test and a pilot working group meeting that showcased a sonic boom display at the space agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the two-year Sonic Boom Display project resulted in the creation of an impact visualization system designed to help pilots reduce or mitigate the risk …

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Kay and Associates Gets NASA Aerospace Ground Equipment Support Contract

Kay and Associates has secured a potential $54.9 million contract to support aerospace ground equipment and provide logistics services at NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. NASA said Tuesday the contract has a one-month phase-in period, two base years, three one-year options and an additional six-month extension. Work will include emergency and routine aircraft …

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Siemens Installs Online Monitoring Service for Predictive Maintenance at NASA Armstrong

Siemens‘ plant data services division has installed an online predictive maintenance monitoring service at NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center that works to analyze the condition of critical assets and provide actionable recommendations. The company said Wednesday it implemented the data-based subscription service as well as a data acquisition system at NASA Armstrong to measure …

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Sierra Nevada Completes Initial Hardware Tests on Dream Chaser Test Vehicle

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed updates and initial hardware tests on the Dream Chaser flight test vehicle as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract with NASA. The company said Thursday it will ship the test vehicle to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center to undergo a second phase of flight tests that will involve tow-tests, pre-flight ground evaluations …

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NASA Taps Oblong Industries to Provide Proprietary Immersive Collaboration Platform

Los Angeles-based spatial operating environment developer Oblong Industries has landed a contract to supply its proprietary immersive collaboration offering across NASA‘s aeronautics division. Oblong Industries said Wednesday its Mezzanine platform works to connect collaborators in the same room or across multiple locations and give participants data and information from multiple sources to aid the …

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Honeywell, NASA Demo Software, Cockpit Displays for Sonic Boom Prediction; Brett Pauer Comments

Honeywell and NASA have developed and flight-tested a software tool and cockpit displays designed to help supersonic jet pilots predict sonic booms under a two-year contract with the space agency. Honeywell said Tuesday the contract was awarded in 2015 as part of the space agency’s Commercial Supersonic Technology Project that aims to …

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