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Leidos Subsidiary Concludes Preliminary Design Review of Human Landing System for NASA Program


Leidos' Dynetics subsidiary has finished the preliminary design review of a technology meant to help astronauts land on the moon as part of an upcoming NASA lunar mission. Dynetics said Thursday the PDR effort informed the space agency of the Human Landing System's design that complies with system requirements for NASA's Artemis program, which aims to revive manned space exploration.

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Northrop Wraps up HALO Preliminary Design Review; Steve Krein Quoted

Northrop Grumman HALO module design

Northrop Grumman has completed the initial preliminary design review (PDR) for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), the company reported on Wednesday. The module will support NASA’s Lunar Gateway by working as a crew habitat and docking hub for vehicles. “Maturing HALO through its preliminary design marks a major milestone in the module’s production,” said Steve Krein, vice president of civil and commercial satellites at Northrop Grumman.

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SSL-Built Satellite Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

A spacecraft built by Maxar Technologies’ SSL business for NASA’s in-orbit satellite servicing mission has concluded the agency’s mission preliminary design review. The completion of the mission PDR would advance the spacecraft to the Key Decision Point C phase to pave the way for the launch of the Restore-L mission in 2020, SSL …

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Northrop Subsidiary Reviews Design of Inmarsat Satellite L-Band Reflectors

Northrop Grumman‘s Astro Aerospace subsidiary has conducted a preliminary design review of L-band reflectors for two communications satellites that Airbus currently develops for Inmarsat. Astro Aerospace will work to mature the reflectors’ design before the Inmarsat-6 satellite program undergoes a critical design review later this year, Northrop said Wednesday. Inmarsat awarded Airbus’ …

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Raytheon, Navy Review Air Surveillance Radar Design

Raytheon and the U.S. Navy have completed a preliminary design review of an air surveillance radar technology the company developed to provide simultaneous anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare and air traffic control support for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships. The company said Wednesday the PDR validated that the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar is on track for system development and …

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Sikorsky Wraps Up Initial Design Review, Communication System Integration for Navy Helicopter Replacement Program

Sikorsky Aircraft has completed the preliminary design review and mission communication system integration on the first S-92A helicopter under a potential $1.2 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Navy for a new presidential helicopter fleet. The Lockheed Martin-owned business said Wednesday it finished the PDR phase and MCS testing for the first …

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