Tag Archives: Charles Bolden

Charles Bolden: NASA Lays Groundwork for ‘Journey to Mars’ Through NextSTEP, ISS Docking Port Programs

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has discussed two initiatives the space agency has launched in an effort to establish the foundation for NASA’s Journey to Mars project and other deep space missions. Bolden wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that NASA established partnerships with private companies to advance research projects …

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Lockheed-Led Team Lands NASA Supersonic Transport Plane Task Order; Charles Bolden Comments

A Lockheed Martin-led team has been awarded a potential 17-month, $20 million task order to perform preliminary design work on NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Transport X-plane aircraft. NASA awarded the task order for the “low boom” flight QueSST passenger jet under the Basic and Applied Aerospace Research and Technology contract and as part …

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Lockheed-Built MAVEN Spacecraft Enters Mars’ Orbit; Charles Bolden Comments

Lockheed Martin and NASA have confirmed that the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution spacecraft has entered Mars’ orbit as they prepare for MAVEN’s primary mission to collect data on gases in the planet’s upper atmosphere. NASA said Sunday that the team used data from Lockheed’s Colorado operations center and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s California navigation facility to confirm orbit …

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Orbital Sciences Spacecraft On Its Way to Intl Space Station; Charles Bolden Comments

An Orbital Sciences cargo spacecraft launched from NASA‘s Wallop’s Flight Facility in Virginia Thursday to carry supplies to the International Space Station. An Antares rocket lifted off from Wallops and will transport 2,780 pounds of load including science experiments, crew supplies and spare parts to the ISS, NASA said Thursday. The mission is …

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NASA, Intel Supporting White House STEM Initiative

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden joined thousands of teachers, students, and executives in a pep rally last week to show support of President Obama’s engineering campaign, Bolden wrote on the White House blog. The Day of Engineering pep rally occurred at Georgia Tech and promoted education and careers in science, technology, …

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