Tag Archives: Launch Services

A-P-T Research Gets NASA Safety & Mission Assurance Support Contract

A-P-T Research has secured a potential five-year, $52 million contract to provide safety and mission assurance support services to NASA‘s Washington headquarters. The company will also provide similar services to the agency’s Kennedy Space Center and other facilities that host KSC-backed programs and projects, NASA said Wednesday. SMASS III tasks also include risk …

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Vector Space Systems Raises Funds for Microsatellite Launch Vehicle Development

Vector Space Systems has secured $1.25 million in a seed funding round headed by Space Angels Network to support Vector’s development of commercial launch vehicles for low-Earth orbit microsatellites. Space Angels Network offers an online investment platform designed to help accredited investors finance aerospace companies through managed funds, Vector said Friday. Vector co-founder and …

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Northrop Taps Cobham to Develop Motion Control Tech for Joint Polar Satellite Microwave Sounder

Northrop Grumman has awarded Cobham an $8 million contract to build a motion control technology for use in two microwave instruments Northrop is developing for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System  program. Cobham said Thursday it will develop the motion controller system at its Hauppauge, New York-based facility for integration …

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