Tag Archives: cargo resupply

SpaceX’s Dragon Lifts Off With Science Experiments, Research Equipment Headed to ISS

The SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft launched Sunday morning from NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard a Falcon 9 rocket to deliver 5,500 pounds of experiments, research equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s 10th cargo resupply mission with the agency. NASA said Sunday the CRS-10 mission represents the …

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SpaceX Spacecraft Brings Back NASA Research Cargo From 8th ISS Resupply Mission

SpaceX‘s Dragon spacecraft has returned to Earth with 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo including science and technology samples after a commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station. The space agency said Thursday the spacecraft landed in the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday and will be shipped to California to unload some cargo for NASA and prepare for …

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NASA Starts Commercial Resupply Services Program’s 2nd Round; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has released a second request for proposals through its commercial space program for more companies to launch logistical and research payloads and help send supplies to the International Space Station. The Commercial Resupply Services 2 program includes at least six flights to and from ISS for each potential contract through 2020 and an option for additional flights through …

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Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions. The K-MAX helicopter and Squad Mission Support System vehicle together demonstrated functions in resupply, target-acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance during an assessment a …

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