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2008-06-30
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Orbital Sciences Corp. and Aerojet recently conducted a test firing of the jettison motor, a key component of the Launch Abort System (LAS) for NASA’s Orion next-generation human spaceflight program. This successful firing marked the first full-scale rocket propulsion test for the Orion program.
2008-07-10
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NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) have unveiled a new vertical test stand at ATK’s facility in Promontory, UT, that will be used to test-fire the full-scale abort motor for the launch-abort system of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.
2008-06-30
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Data from the tests of core components of a rocket engine from the Apollo era that carried the first Americans to the moon will help NASA build the next-generation engine that will power the new Ares launch vehicles, it says.
2008-06-30
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Purdue University engineers are conducting experiments using a hydrogen facility that became operational in 2007 to help NASA create designs to improve the cooling efficiency and performance of the J-2X rocket engine, which will be used for future missions to Mars and the moon.
2008-06-30
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NASA’s Johnson Space Center selected Raytheon Technical Services Co. LLC (RTSC) to assist in implementing a new training model for flight controllers and instructors. The contract expands the scope of RTSC’s training support solutions with NASA to front-end training design, giving the company an opportunity to positively influence the way NASA trains flight controllers and instructors for space vehicle knowledge operations.
2008-06-30
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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center awarded a contract to Hensel Phelps of Orlando, FL, for the construction of the Ares I mobile launcher for the Constellation Program. Ares I is the rocket that will transport the Orion crew exploration vehicle, its crew, and cargo to low earth orbit.
2008-06-30
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NASA awarded Boeing a $265 million contract to produce the Ares I crew launch vehicle’s instrument unit avionics (IUA). Boeing was previously selected as the Ares I upper-stage production contractor. The IUA provides the guidance, navigation, and control hardware for the vehicles, serving as the “brains” behind the rocket’s ascent.
2008-06-30
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies has completed the precision coating process of the primary mirror for NASA’s Kepler Mission, a mission that is specifically designed to detect Earth-size and smaller planets near stars within our region of the Milky Way galaxy.
2008-06-30
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The Hexagon Loxham Precision Laboratory, a new facility designed for leading-edge ultra precision research, has been opened at Cranfield University in the U.K. Cranfield has strong links with aerospace technology, and the laboratory will aid significant research into the manufacture of mirrors for the NASA James Webb Space Telescope and will also help scientists develop technologies for finding Earth-like planets and forms of life in space.
2011-08-29
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NASA selected XCOR Aerospace to provide suborbital flight and payload integration services for research and scientific missions in a program that will offer up to $10 million dollars in contracts to match payload customers with flight vehicle services.
2012-01-24
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Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. submitted a mission concept study to NASA for the storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants in space. Ball Aerospace was one of four companies awarded a six-month contract by NASA to develop a mission concept that demonstrates long-duration, in-space storage and transfer of cryogenic propellants.
2012-01-06
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Insulating films and tapes supplied by Dunmore Corp. are providing protection from thermal damage and magnetic interference for the electronic systems on board NASA’s Juno probe, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Aug. 5.
2012-01-06
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NASA selected Airborne Systems North America of Santa Anna, CA; ILC Dover LP of Frederica, DE; and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. of Littleton, CO, to support agency inflatable aerodynamic decelerator research and development, including work on the Space Technology Program's Hypersonic Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (HIAD) project.
2012-03-26
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NASA and General Motors are jointly developing a robotic glove that astronauts and autoworkers can wear to help do their respective jobs better while potentially reducing the risk of repetitive stress injuries.
2012-06-21
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The front seats in the redesigned Altima midsize sedan position each occupant very similarly to what a body experiences in outer space.
2012-12-04
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Lightweight combustion chamber walls stay cool because hot-burning propellant remains confined to a central cyclone
2009-07-17
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NASA selected Orbital Sciences Corp. to design, manufacture, integrate, and test a new low-Earth orbit space science satellite that will study X-ray polarization in space. Under the $40 million contract, Orbital will provide the spacecraft bus and conduct mission operations for the Goddard Space Flight Center’s (GSFC) Gravity and Extreme Magnetism (GEMS) mission.
2009-07-20
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NASA awarded a $29.1 million contract to a team led by Raytheon Co. to develop enhancements to the system-wide modeling and simulation capability in the Airspace Concepts Evaluation System (ACES). The plug-and-play models will help NASA, the FAA, and other researchers better understand the tools and concepts needed to support the impacts of NextGen on the National Airspace System.
2009-09-03
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NASA awarded Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc. in Houston, TX, a one-year contract extension valued at $33 million to provide integration services for cargo delivery to and from the International Space Station.
2009-08-19
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Targeted to lift off Aug. 24, the NASA Space Shuttle Discovery will take six materials science experiments to the International Space Station’s (ISS) U.S. Laboratory Destiny for low-gravity experiments to be conducted by astronauts aboard.
2009-11-20
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Lighting Science Group Corp., a provider of LED lighting products, and the NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center signed a two-year agreement to jointly develop a high illumination and good color rendering LED light fixture for space exploration.
2010-01-08
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NASA selected ASRC Primus of Greenbelt, MD, for the Goddard Unified Enterprise Services and Technology (GUEST) contract. The five-year contract has a minimum value of $2 million and a maximum value of $229 million.
2010-01-07
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HyperSizer software was used to optimize the design, weight, and manufacturability of the Composite Crew Module, which recently passed a series of NASA critical, full-scale, physical tests accurately predicting performance under simulated flight conditions.
2010-01-28
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Late last year NASA chose three candidates for its next venture to another celestial body in the solar system. One in particular involves studying the similarities and differences between Earth and Venus, and what took the latter down a "hellish path."
2010-01-04
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Northrop Grumman was selected to supply a Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit (Scalable SIRU) for NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Mission. The Scalable SIRU is an inertial reference system that supplies critical rotation rate data that enables the stabilization, pointing, and attitude control of satellites and space vehicles.
2010-01-08
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Palo Alto, CA-based Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) has been selected to provide a propulsion system to NASA Ames Research Center for the Lunar Atmosphere Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft. NASA's LADEE spacecraft is a small observatory that will study the moon's thin atmosphere and dust above the lunar surface.
2011-04-05
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The Aquarius/SAC-D mission will provide scientists with a key missing variable in satellite observations of Earth that links ocean circulation, the global balance of freshwater, and climate.
2011-03-14
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Altair Engineering Inc., a provider of simulation technology and engineering services, announced plans to expand its presence in Huntsville, AL, by opening a field office and launching Aero Academy training programs for local aerospace engineers.
2011-06-19
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Energid Technologies Corp. has been funded by NASA to develop a proxy digital simulation for lunar and planetary rovers. The Intelligent Robotics Group (IRG) at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, manages the project.
2011-06-19
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Thermacore recently delivered Constant Conductance Heat Pipes (CCHPs) to NASA in support of its Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission, as well as high thermally conductive k-Core structural components for the agency's Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) program supporting the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM).
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