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2009-03-26 16:29:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will showcase the next generation of spacecraft that will return humans to the moon in a day-long public event March 30 on the National Mall in Washington. The full-size mockup of the Orion crew exploration vehicle will be parked on the Mall between 4th and 7th Streets, SW, in front of the National Air and Space Museum. Reporters are invited to attend a briefing by the vehicle at 10 a.m. EDT. (Logo:...

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2009-03-25 08:05:17

NASA signed a contract Tuesday with Roy Anderson Corp. of Gulfport, Miss., for a general construction package on the A-3 test stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract's value is not to exceed $45 million. Contract work includes installation of the general mechanical and electrical support for the A-3 test stand. The A-3 test stand is being built at Stennis to test the J-2X engine for NASA's Constellation Program. The...

2009-03-24 15:53:10

U.S. space agency officials signed a construction contract Tuesday with the Roy Anderson Corp. to support a rocket engine testing platform. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the Gulfport, Miss., company will install the general mechanical and electrical support for an engine test stand for the J-2X rocket engine at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract's value is not to exceed $45 million. The...

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2009-03-11 07:33:58

NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor. The March 10 test paves the way for the initial ground test of the Ares I first stage later this year. Ares I is the first launch vehicle in NASA's Constellation Program family of space vehicles that will transport astronauts and cargo to the International Space Station, the moon and beyond in coming decades. "This successful test represents a milestone in our continuing...

2009-03-10 15:31:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has completed a successful test firing of the igniter that will be used to start the Ares I rocket first stage motor. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The March 10 test paves the way for the initial ground test of the Ares I first stage later this year. Ares I is the first launch vehicle in NASA's Constellation Program family of space vehicles that will transport astronauts and cargo to the...

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2009-03-02 16:47:54

NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket. The test took place Feb. 28 at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz. The Ares I, the first launch vehicle in NASA's Constellation Program, will send explorers to the International Space Station, the moon and beyond in coming decades. The drogue parachute is a vital element of the rocket's deceleration system; it is designed to slow the rapid descent of the spent...

2009-03-02 15:09:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and industry engineers successfully completed the second drop test of a drogue parachute for the Ares I rocket. The test took place Feb. 28 at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Ares I, the first launch vehicle in NASA's Constellation Program, will send explorers to the International Space Station, the moon and beyond in coming decades. The drogue...

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2009-02-27 07:25:00

According to U.S. officials, President Obama's budget for 2010 allocates more money to NASA and space exploration. The plan gives the U.S. space agency $18.7 billion, an increase of $2.4 billion from 2008, to research climates change and space exploration. Obama hopes to return people to the moon, like former President George W. Bush, and plans to send probes deep into space. President Obama will also retire the space shuttle in 2010, but may add one more flight to complete the International...

2009-02-23 09:36:22

The U.S. space agency says it has signed a contract with American Tank and Vessel Inc. of Mobile, Ala., for a rocket engine test stand. The installation of a test cell diffuser and associated systems in the A-3 test stand will be made at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Officials said the five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract's value isn't to exceed $45 million. The facility will test the J-2X engine for NASA's Constellation Program, which is developing...

2009-02-19 16:59:21

NASA signed a contract Thursday with American Tank and Vessel Inc. of Mobile, Ala., for the installation of a test cell diffuser and associated systems in the A-3 test stand at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract's value is not to exceed $45 million. The A-3 test stand is being built at Stennis to test the J-2X engine for NASA's Constellation Program. The Constellation Program is developing next-generation spacecraft...


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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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