Tag Archives: Parker Solar Probe

Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Leading Space Exploration, Weather Forecasting Research and the Security of U.S. Satellites

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Jim Bridenstine, administrator of NASA, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for leading space exploration, weather forecasting research and the security of U.S. satellites. This honor marks the first Wash100 Award win for Bridenstine.

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Rob Giannetta: Peraton Selects Deltek ERP Platform for Business Transformation Initiative

Rob Giannetta, chief information officer of Peraton, has said the company partnered with Deltek to implement an enterprise resource planning system as part of business process transformation efforts. In an interview published Tuesday, Giannetta noted the ERP development project took six months to complete and involved migration of active data across Peraton’s …

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NASA Solar Probe Team Reports Mission Progress

The team in charge of NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe has observed that the spacecraft is performing as planned, Space News reported Friday. Andy Driesman, who manages the mission from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, said in a statement that the spacecraft is operating as designed, and the team is moving …

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ULA’s Delta V Heavy Rocket Launches NASA Solar Probe

A solar probe that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory designed and produced for NASA took off Sunday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Parker Solar Probe will deploy its magnetometer boom and high-gain antenna in the mission’s first week …

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ULA’s Tory Bruno: Space Industrial Base Stability Needed for Mars Exploration Missions

Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance, has told a Senate subcommittee that planned exploration missions to Mars demand a “space industrial base of enormous breadth and depth.” Bruno said in a testimony published Wednesday that ULA has formed strategic partnerships with Aerojet Rocketdyne, L3 Technologies, Spincraft and other companies …

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NASA, Johns Hopkins APL Complete Solar Probe Integration

The team of NASA and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has fully integrated a spacecraft that is scheduled to launch in August on a mission to study the sun up close. NASA said Thursday an eight-foot-diameter heat shield was reinstalled on Parker Solar Probe last week after engineers initially attached the system to the …

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