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PAE ISR to Install UTC Payload Tech on ‘Resolute Eagle’ UAS; Beth Beach Quoted

PAE ISR has chosen United Technologies Corp.‘s aerospace systems business to build an optical and laser designation technology for the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system. UTC Aerospace Systems will equip the aircraft with an TASE400 LD payload intended to help operators recognize objects, transmit data and process videos on board, PAE ISR said Monday. The laser …

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Raytheon-Built Navigation Payload Integrated Into FAA’s GEO 5 Wide Area Augmentation System

Raytheon has integrated a navigation payload into the Federal Aviation Administration‘s Wide Area Augmentation System that works to support global positioning system functions. Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting 5‘s payload is designed to address GPS satellite signal ionospheric disturbances, timing issues and minor orbit adjustments, the company said Thursday. The technology is part of …

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ULA Launches NRO’s National Defense Payload Aboard Atlas V Rocket

United Launch Alliance has launched a national security payload into space Thursday as part of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s NROL-61 mission. The Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture said Thursday it launched the NROL-61 payload aboard the company-built Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The Atlas V …

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Steve Jurczyk: NASA Aims to Send Payloads to Mars Through SpaceX’s Red Dragon

NASA plans to collaborate with SpaceX to use the company’s Red Dragon unmanned spacecraft concept to send payloads designed for technology demonstrations to Mars, Space News reported Thursday. Steve Jurczyk, associate administrator for NASA’s space technology mission directorate, said at the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference that potential payloads could include resource utilization-based platforms …

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