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  • Lockheed-Built “˜InSight' Spacecraft Lands on Mars - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Built “˜InSight' Spacecraft Lands on Mars

    A spacecraft that Lockheed Martin built for NASA's Mars exploration mission landed Monday on the red planet's surface. The InSight Mars Lander made its descent on Elysium Planitia in the planet's equatorial region and transmitted a tone through its X-band small deep space transponder seven minutes after the spacecraft's landing, Lockheed said Monday. The spacecraft […] More

  • Ball Aerospace-Made Orbiter Camera Spots Gully Formations on Mars' Surface - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace-Made Orbiter Camera Spots Gully Formations on Mars’ Surface

    NASA‘s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has spotted gullies on the Red Planet by using a high-resolution imaging science experiment camera that is built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. U.S. scientists examined images captured by the spacecraft’s HiRISE optical system and found that Martian gully formations occurred during seasonal carbon dioxide freezing, NASA said Thursday. “As […] More

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