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Raytheon, NASA Build Cloud Platform to Store Sentinel-6 Satellite Data; David Appel Quoted

David Appel VP Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business has worked with NASA to develop a cloud-based platform meant to help the agency distribute and archive data from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich climate monitoring satellite. “The data storage challenge becomes that much greater with the petabytes upon petabytes of data that satellites generate every day," said David Appel, vice president of defense and civil solutions at Raytheon Intelligence and Space.

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General Atomics Taps Firefly Aerospace to Launch NASA Payload for Aerosols Study Mission

General Atomics

General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business has selected Firefly Aerospace to perform launch services for a GA-EMS satellite carrying an instrument that NASA will use to study how aerosols in the atmosphere affect human health. Firefly will use its Alpha rocket to launch the Orbital Test Bed satellite, equipped with the Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols instrument, in 2022 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, General Atomics said Thursday.

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NASA Selects Eight US Companies to Manufacture High-Pressure Ventilator Systems

Eight U.S. companies have been selected by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory to produce machines that are based on a high-pressure ventilator technology to aid in the fight against COVID-19. The manufacturers will receive free licenses for the Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally prototype, which JPL engineers created over a 37-day period.

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