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  • Vector to Perform Orbital Launches at Virginia Space Launch Site - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vector to Perform Orbital Launches at Virginia Space Launch Site

    Tucson, Arizona-based nanosatellite launch firm Vector will perform three orbital launches from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island in Virginia over the next two years under an agreement with the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority. The deal with Virginia Space includes an option for Vector to conduct five additional orbital launches at MARS, Virginia […] More

  • Vector Space Systems, NASA Test First-Stage Rocket Engine Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Vector Space Systems, NASA Test First-Stage Rocket Engine Tech

    Vector Space Systems has tested a first stage engine that features an injector the company produced with NASA‘s science, technology and mission directorate using three-dimensional printing technology. The engine test occurred Dec. 8 in Mojave, California, and was a key step towards Vector Space Systems’ goal to help startups gain access to space through the Vector-R rocket, the company said Thursday. “Our […] More

  • NASA Taps Vector Space Systems to Build Launch Vehicle Upper Stage Prototype - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Taps Vector Space Systems to Build Launch Vehicle Upper Stage Prototype

    Vector Space Systems has secured a Phase II contract under NASA‘s Small Business Technology Transfer project to continue developing an upper stage prototype for the Vector-R launch vehicle. The award complements the company’s existing contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to examine the potential use of Vector-R’s first stage as a second stage for DARPA’s XS-1 experimental spaceplane, Vector Space Systems said […] More

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