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  • NASA Eyes 15 Space Tech Platforms for Low-Gravity Simulations; Jim Bridenstine Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the organization will work to […] More

  • NASA Picks 5 Space Technologies for Flight Test Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 the program works to help NASA […] More

  • Ron Garan Named Chief Pilot at Space Tourism Company World View - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ron Garan Named Chief Pilot at Space Tourism Company World View

    Ron Garan, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and a former NASA astronaut, has joined World View as chief pilot, Space News reported Tuesday. Jeff Foust writes Garan will be responsible for overseeing commercial flights of high-altitude balloons that the company designed to carry payloads or passengers to an altitude of at least 19 miles. He became an astronaut […] More

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