Tag Archives: Spacecraft

Lockheed, ATK Team For GOES Satellite's Core Structure; Paula Hartley Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered the core structure of a weather forecasting satellite to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for propulsion system integration work, the company said Monday. The company’s space systems unit designed the structure for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite–R Series, aimed at enclosing the satellite’s …

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Boeing Tests Commercial Crew Spacecraft Orbital Engine

Boeing recently demonstrated and tested propulsion features on an orbital control engine for the company’s commercial crew spacecraft, the company announced Wednesday. Tests occurred at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, part of the second phase of the agency’s Commercial Crew Development program. The company used space shuttle …

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Boeing Spacecraft With Govt. Payload Sends First On-Orbit Signals

Boeing Co. received the first on-orbit signals from a medium-power satellite recently launched from Kazakhstan, the company announced Monday.  The Intelsat 22 satellite launched Sunday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Seattle-based aerospace firm said the spacecraft sent initial contact 15 hours and 40 minutes after its launch. Controllers at the Mission Control …

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