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Ground Test of Sub-scale Orion Attitude Control Motor Reaffirms Critical Design Features ELKTON, Md., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), NASA, and industry partners Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) have successfully performed a ground test firing of a sub-scale attitude control motor thruster system for the launch abort system (LAS) of NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle (CEV).
DENVER, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced today that it has established a new Space Vehicle Integration Laboratory (SVIL) to enable a more efficient and reliable process for space vehicle component and flight software integration.
DENVER, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced it has located its Altair program office in Houston, Texas, in its bid to provide support for the next-generation human lunar lander system for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand equipment is playing a key role in NASA's STS-119 mission to the International Space Station. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
A mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long U.S.
HAMPTON, Va., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
NASA has awarded a contract to Oceaneering International Inc of Houston, for the design, development and production of a new spacesuit system. The spacesuit will protect astronauts during Constellation Program voyages to the International Space Station and, by 2020, the surface of the moon.
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand spectrometers will enable scientists to measure carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations throughout Earth's atmosphere during NASA's upcoming Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) mission.
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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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