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DARPA Unveils Unmanned Drones To Assist War Zone Troops
2014-02-13 06:59:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) unveiled Tuesday an update to its initiative to equip the US military with unmanned, modular drones that would conduct supply runs, reconnaissance and rescue missions, casualty evacuations and other essential services in hard-to-reach areas. “US military experience has shown that rugged terrain and threats such as ambushes and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) can make...

2013-03-28 12:20:24

Motor will be used for NASA Commercial and Government Launch Vehicles ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully tested its newly developed CASTOR® 30XL upper stage solid rocket motor today at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Tennessee. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/CG85062) The test was the final qualification for the ATK commercial motor, which was jointly developed by ATK and Orbital...

2013-02-12 07:48:55

NASA's progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) to new destinations in the solar system. Beginning this month, engineers will conduct a series of tests on the second J-2X development engine, designated number 10002, on the A-2 Test Stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Once the series is completed, the engine will be...

2013-02-11 20:20:13

BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) to new destinations in the solar system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Beginning this month, engineers will conduct a series of tests on the second J-2X development engine, designated...

2012-08-29 23:02:00

ARES Software partners with Adeptia to support PRISM G2 integration with popular ERP and accounting solutions. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 Adeptia, the leader in comprehensive enterprise business integration, and ARES Software (ARES), the developers of the leading enterprise project controls and cost management solution - PRISM G2, today announced a strategic OEM business partnership. Adeptia is providing ARES with a Universal Data Connector to fully integrate PRISM G2 with all...

2012-07-26 07:12:49

The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday. The Space Launch System (SLS) Program completed a combined System Requirements Review and System Definition Review, which set requirements of the overall launch vehicle system. SLS now moves ahead to its preliminary design phase. The SLS will launch NASA's Orion spacecraft and other payloads, and provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit....

2012-07-25 10:20:21

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday. The Space Launch System (SLS) Program completed a combined System Requirements Review and System Definition Review, which set requirements of the overall launch vehicle system. SLS now moves ahead to its preliminary design phase. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The SLS will launch NASA's Orion...

2012-07-06 10:20:27

HAMPTON, Va. , July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The future is now at NASA's Langley Research Center where a group of speakers will highlight the development to date on the Orion Project - NASA's next generation of space exploration vehicles. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On Tuesday, July 10, NASA Langley aerospace engineers Kevin Rivers, John Davidson, Phillip Brown and Robert Parker will present, "Langley's Contribution to Human Spaceflight: Orion Pad...

2012-06-26 13:19:46

Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne has successfully completed a series of tests on a thruster destined for Boeing's Commercial Space Transportation spacecraft, designated CST-100. Boeing is one of several companies working to develop crew transportation capabilities under the Commercial Crew Development Round 2 agreement with NASA's Commercial Crew Program. The goal of the program is to help spur innovation and development of safe, reliable and cost-effective spacecraft and launch vehicles...

2012-06-22 07:30:15

The nation's space exploration program is taking a critical step forward with a successful major technical review of the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS), the rocket that will take astronauts farther into space than ever before. The core stage is the heart of the heavy-lift launch vehicle. It will stand more than 200 feet (61 meters) tall with a diameter of 27.5 feet (8.4 meters). NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., hosted a comprehensive review....


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2009-07-06 14:36:56

Orion is a spacecraft design that is being developed by the United States space agency NASA. When completed, each Orion spacecraft will carry a crew of up to six astronauts. Along with Orion, the Ares I launch vehicle is also being developed. Orion and Ares I are both part of NASA's Project Constellation. The project should be complete in 2010, when NASA wants to start planning on sending human explorers back to the Moon, and eventually Mars and other celestial bodies in the Solar System....

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2009-07-06 12:14:43

Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...

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