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2014-04-30 23:17:28

NASA to use Boston-Power's lithium-ion cells in both space as well as terrestrial development programs. Robonaut 2 battery pack expected to be delivered to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year by SpaceX. Westborough, MA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that its Swing 5300 lithium-ion (Li-Ion) cell technology is being used by two NASA...

Robonaut 2 Ready For Climbing Legs
2014-04-24 03:43:07

NASA Getting your “space legs” in Earth orbit has taken on new meaning for NASA’s pioneering Robonaut program. Thanks to a successful launch of the SpaceX-3 flight of the Falcon 9/Dragon capsule on Friday, April 18, the lower limbs for Robonaut 2 (R2) are aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Safely tucked inside the Dragon resupply vehicle, R2’s legs are to be attached by a station crew member to Robonaut’s torso already on the orbiting outpost. R2’s upper body...

2014-04-22 16:32:58

CANBERRA, Australia, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the University of Sydney have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to explore areas of common interest in providing educational, research initiatives and training programs that build local capacity across various sectors in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-10 16:20:32

U.S. Navy, Northrop Grumman and industry recognized for outstanding achievement in aeronautics ARLINGTON, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) has selected the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) team to receive the 2013 Robert J. Collier Trophy, aviation's highest honor. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at...

2014-04-01 20:20:10

Company to continue mentoring Dickson College students CANBERRA, Australia, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) effort to increase innovative thinking in engineering and technology among today's youth, the company is sponsoring the 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge competition in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release can be found here:...

2014-04-01 12:22:43

Full-scale model of record-setting X-47B UCAS to be on display in National Harbor FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight new ways to reduce costs and improve the performance of current and future U.S. Navy systems during media briefings planned for the Navy League's 2014 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. The annual event will be held April 7-9 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center, National Harbor, Md....

2014-03-26 12:20:40

CANBERRA, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Australian Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) have signed a strategic alliance to conduct collaborative research in a range of advanced defence technologies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO Photos accompanying this release are available at http://images.defence.gov.au/S20140712. The agreement was signed today in Canberra by Northrop...

2014-03-17 16:20:35

TOKYO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced the appointment of retired Col. Toshihiko Seki as head, Air Power Programs, based in the company's Tokyo office. He joins Northrop Grumman after a successful 30-year career in the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this new role, Seki will focus on identifying how Northrop Grumman's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance...

NASA's Robonaut To Receive Its Legs
2014-03-13 06:42:07

[ Watch the Video: NASA Building Legs For ISS Robonaut 2 ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Space Station's (ISS) Robonaut 2 (R2) will be receiving new legs built and sent by NASA aboard the SpaceX-3 cargo supply mission. The SpaceX mission is due to launch March 16 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The new legs were funded by NASA's Human Exploration and Operations and Space Technology mission directorates. The legs will give R2 the...

2014-03-07 16:20:18

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has won a Laureate Award for "extraordinary achievements" in Aeronautics and Propulsion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24009. Aviation Week, the industry's largest information and services provider,...


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