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Four JPL Suborbital Technology Payloads Chosen By NASA
2014-07-11 03:21:06

From hopping/tumbling robots to gecko-inspired adhesives, a variety of technologies have been chosen by NASA for flight on commercial reusable launch vehicles and a commercial parabolic aircraft.

New Precision Landing Software Being Tested By JPL, Masten
2013-08-13 07:22:18

A year after NASA's Mars rover Curiosity's landed on Mars, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., are testing a sophisticated flight-control algorithm that could allow for even more precise, pinpoint landings of future Martian spacecraft.

2013-06-18 09:42:42

News media representatives are invited to witness the first research flight on a suborbital rocket funded by NASA's Flight Opportunities Program when UP Aerospace Inc.'s SpaceLoft 7 vehicle lifts off June 21 at Spaceport America near Las Cruces, New Mexico.

NASA Selects New Suborbital Payloads
2013-06-10 04:28:29

NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate's Flight Opportunities Program has selected 21 new space technology payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons, and a commercial parabolic aircraft.

Masten's Xombie With Genie Payload Makes Highest, Longest Flight To Date
2013-03-30 08:42:44

A rocket-powered, vertical-landing space-access technology demonstrator reached its highest altitude and furthest distance to date March 25 at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, Calif., using a developmental navigation system designed to land a space vehicle on other celestial bodies.

NASA To Test 13 New Reusable Flight Technologies
2013-01-22 18:50:00

NASA said it has selected 13 new technologies to ride along payloads for flights on commercial reusable launch vehicles, balloons and a commercial parabolic aircraft in 2013 and 2014.

Golden Spike To Send Tourists To The Moon
2012-12-06 19:01:09

Former NASA executives are launching a private company to send people up to the moon and back for $1.5 billion.


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