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NASA Eyes 15 Space Tech Platforms for Low-Gravity Simulations; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

NASA will immerse 15 new potential space technologies in low-gravity simulating experiments using commercial aircraft, high-altitude balloons and suborbital rockets as part of the Flight Opportunities program. The space agency said Wednesday the effort will help mature the selected technologies for future space operations. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine noted that …

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NASA Picks 5 Space Technologies for Flight Test Program

NASA has chosen five space technologies to test fly on high-altitude balloons, suborbital rockets or aircraft that simulate low gravity. The agency said Saturday the selected experiments are part of the Flight Opportunities program that aims to test space technologies through methods that simulate spaceflight. Stephan Ord, technology manager for NASA’s Flight Opportunities program, said …

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