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  • Lockheed's Orion EM-2 Capsule Enters Final Assembly Phase - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed’s Orion EM-2 Capsule Enters Final Assembly Phase

    Lockheed Martin has built and shipped a capsule structure for the Orion Exploration Mission-2 spacecraft to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for final assembly. The company said Tuesday Orion's pressure vessel is made-up of machined aluminum alloy parts designed to help protect the crew module from harsh conditions in deep space. NASA aims to place astronauts […] More

  • Lockheed to Ship Orion EM-2 Crew Capsule to Kennedy Space Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Ship Orion EM-2 Crew Capsule to Kennedy Space Center

    Lockheed Martin is now ready to transport the crew capsule of the Orion spacecraft from Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to Kennedy Space Center in Florida following the completion of the structural closeout weld in July, NASASpaceflight.com reported Tuesday. Orion will launch with four astronauts aboard the Space Launch System rocket as part of Exploration Mission-2 that […] More

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Backs Orbital ATK Cygnus Launch for SS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Backs Orbital ATK Cygnus Launch for SS Cargo Resupply Mission

    An Aerojet Rocketdyne-built propulsion system helped to launch a Orbital ATK-made Cygnus space vehicle onboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station. The OA-6 flight's launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Tuesday represents Orbital ATK's fifth cargo delivery mission to the ISS under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA, Aerojet […] More

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