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  • Thales Develops Laser Tech for NASA's Mars Rover - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Thales Develops Laser Tech for NASA’s Mars Rover

    Thales Group has developed a laser technology for integration into a rover that NASA aims to send to Mars sometime in 2020. The company said Monday it delivered the SuperCam instrument to France’s national space agency, which signed a partnership agreement with NASA in June 2015 for the Mars 2020 lander mission. SuperCam is based on the […] More

  • ULA-Ball Aerospace-Space Foundation Team Launches Student, Intern-Built Rockets & Payloads - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA-Ball Aerospace-Space Foundation Team Launches Student, Intern-Built Rockets & Payloads

    United Launch Alliance, Ball Aerospace and the Space Foundation have sponsored the launch of two rockets built by ULA interns with payloads that Ball interns and Colorado K-12 students created. ULA — a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin — said Sunday the event included efforts to launch the 50-foot-tall Future Heavy and 10-foot-tall Genesis rockets to simulate real-life missions and encourage students to pursue careers […] More

  • Lockheed Picks Northrop to Supply Inertial Measurement Unit for Satellite Bus - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Picks Northrop to Supply Inertial Measurement Unit for Satellite Bus

    Lockheed Martin has awarded Northrop Grumman a contract to supply an inertial measurement unit for the Lockheed-built LM 300 satellite bus. The Northrop-made LN-200S IMU is a small fiber optic-based navigational tool that works to provide vehicle control systems with angular motion and acceleration data, Northrop said Tuesday. The LN-200S IMU has been integrated with satellites […] More

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