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NASA Picks Luna’s RIO Laser for Navigation Doppler LiDAR

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NASA has selected a Luna Innovations-built semiconductor laser for use in its Navigation Doppler LiDAR system. “To precisely measure the vehicle speed, direction, and distance, our NDL system uses both Doppler shift and laser beam travel time, which requires a highly stable single-frequency laser source,” said Farzin Amzajerdian, NDL principal investigator from NASA Langley Research Center. “The RIO laser from Luna Innovations has met NASA’s requirements for high reliability, low noise, and ultra-narrow linewidth.”

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Jacobs to Extend NASA Langley Research Center Support; Steve Arnette Quoted

Jacobs to Extend NASA Langley Research Center Support; Steve Arnette Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Jacobs Engineering Group will continue to help NASA operate the space agency’s research facility in Hampton, Va., under a one-year, $46M contract extension. The company said Wednesday it will perform design engineering work at the Langley Research Center and manage projects, construction, assets and configuration tasks for laboratories, test equipment, wind …

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NASA, Blue Origin Partner to Leverage Moon Landing Technologies; Kim Cannon Quoted

NASA, Blue Origin Partner to Leverage Moon Landing Technologies; Kim Cannon Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA's Langley Research Center has partnered with Blue Origin through a Tipping Point solicitation to leverage sensor suites for lunar landing missions. The space agency said Friday the effort will integrate and test Langley's Navigation Doppler Lidar technology, Terrain Relative Navigation and altimetry sensors aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard vertical …

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NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite System to Carry Northrop-Made CERES Flight Model 6 Instrument

NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System to Carry Northrop-Made CERES Flight Model 6 Instrument - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA has announced that a solar energy-measuring instrument from Northrop Grumman will launch aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 in November. JPSS-1 is scheduled to lift off Nov. 10 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 4:47 a.m. Eastern time and will carry the Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System Flight …

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