Latest EADS Astrium Space Transportation Stories

ATK Reveals New Space Launcher, Looks For NASA Support
2012-05-10 08:49:00

The retirement of the Space Shuttle program has left NASA with few options for launching Americans into space, except through the Russian space agency which charges more than $60 million per person for rides to the International Space Station (ISS).

NASA To Deliver Commercial Research Equipment To Station
2012-02-16 04:50:56

NASA, Astrium Space Transportation and NanoRacks LLC are teaming up to expand the research capability of the International Space Station through delivery of a small commercial centrifuge facility that will conduct molecular and cellular investigations on plant and animal tissue.

Rockot To Launch Two Sentinel Satellites
2012-02-10 04:03:51

ESA and Eurockot today signed contracts for launching two ESA satellites: Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-3A will fly in 2013 on Rockot vehicles from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia for Europe’s GMES program.

2011-02-07 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) and Astrium (an EADS Company) are working together in response to NASA's Commercial Crew Development-2 (CCDev-2) procurement. The team is offering NASA launch services with the Liberty(TM) rocket.

2010-09-07 06:25:00

The European Union executive commission is not providing adequate support to the European space sector, which is in close competition with US space agency NASA, Astrium chairman Francois Augue said during an interview published on Monday.

2009-08-31 10:05:00

Scientists in the UK have developed blueprints for a spacecraft that is intended to save the world from being destroyed by asteroid collisions.

2009-06-15 00:00:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Saft Specialized Battery Systems Will Power Key Elements of the Ariane 5 ECA Launch Vehicle - Latest Order Follows the Success of the Previous Contract for Battery Systems for 30 Ariane 5 Launch Vehicles Awarded in 2005 Saft, the world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech industrial batteries, has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract by EADS Astrium Space Transportation to provide all the in-flight...

2008-07-08 18:00:06

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: John Yembrick, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202-358- 0602, john.yembrick-1@nasa.gov; or Nicole Cloutier-Lemasters, Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1-281-483-5111, nicole.cloutier- 1@nasa.gov; both of NASA HOUSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc.

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