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HPE to Offer In-Space Supercomputing Services to ISS Astronauts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise will allow astronauts and researchers aboard the International Space Station to directly perform in-space analyses through its supercomputer. HPE said Thursday it will offer commercial high-performance computing services to experimenters on ISS following the completion of a one-year mission that sought to evaluate the Spaceborne Computer’s capacity …

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Kennedy Space Center Officials Review Proposed SpaceX Expansion

Officials from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center have reviewed SpaceX’s proposal to expand its facilities in the spaceport to support more rocket refurbishments and other operations, Spaceflight Now reported Monday. KSC officials stated in an environmental assessment that the Hawthorne, Calif.-based firm’s expansion would include sites for booster and fairing processing, storage, …

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SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft Reaches ISS for 14th Cargo Delivery Mission

A SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday to deliver 5,800 pounds of crew supplies and scientific experiments, Space.com reported Wednesday. Astronauts aboard ISS used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to capture Dragon at 6:40 a.m. Eastern time. On Monday, SpaceX launched the capsule atop the company’s Falcon 9 rocket from Cape …

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SpaceX’s Reused Dragon Spacecraft Arrives at ISS for 13th Cargo Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built spacecraft reached the International Space Station Sunday to deliver approximately 4,861 pounds of scientific experiments and crew supplies in support of more than 300 investigations aboard the orbiting laboratory, NASASpaceFlight.com reported Sunday. Astronauts Joe Acaba and Mark Vande Hei used a robotic arm, CanadArm2, to capture and navigate the Dragon …

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Boeing Gets Modification on Air Force AWACS Aircraft Upgrade Contract

Boeing has received a $46.3 million contract modification for upgrade work on the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of airborne warning and control system aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification will definitize a previous undefinitized contract action for the low-rate initial production of the AWACS Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics …

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NASA Evaluates SpaceX’s Potential Reuse of Falcon 9 Launch Vehicle on Future ISS Mission

NASA will evaluate SpaceX‘s potential reuse of a previously-deployed first stage launch vehicle on a future mission to the International Space Station, Space News reported Saturday. Dan Hartman, ISS deputy program manager, said during a press conference at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility that the agency currently performs a review …

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