Tag Archives: Space Act Agreement

NASA Teams Up With GE, Honeywell on Aircraft Power Efficiency Project

NASA STARC-ABL concept aircraft

General Electric and Honeywell will help NASA develop turbofan engine technologies as part of a research project to potentially increase the energy efficiency of core power systems for commercial transport and hybrid-electric aircraft. NASA said Friday it entered into separate agreements with the two companies to explore power extraction approaches for the Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core initiative.

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MTSI, NASA to Work on Autonomous Aircraft Framework Under Space Act Agreement; Kevin Robinson Quoted

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. and NASA have agreed to team up to build a framework that could be used to secure certification from the Federal Aviation Administration for autonomous aircraft systems. MTSI said Monday it will work with the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on NASA’s Traveler Project under the two-year Space …

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Space Nation, NASA to Collaborate on App-Based Astronaut Training Program

Space Nation and NASA have entered into a Space Act Agreement to administer a training program that will allow participants to experience space training through a smartphone application. The Astronaut Experience Program will feature an educational documentary and make use of multiple media platforms such as active experience training and app games in which users …

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Sierra Nevada Completes Initial Hardware Tests on Dream Chaser Test Vehicle

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed updates and initial hardware tests on the Dream Chaser flight test vehicle as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract with NASA. The company said Thursday it will ship the test vehicle to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center to undergo a second phase of flight tests that will involve tow-tests, pre-flight ground evaluations …

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