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2013-04-11 12:22:03

Judging committee extends submission deadline TROY, Mich., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Altair Enlighten Award competition will announce its winner on the first day of the 2013 CAR Management Briefing Seminars (MBS), Altair announced today. The Enlighten Award, presented in collaboration with the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), is the automotive industry's first award program created specifically to acknowledge innovations in vehicle lightweighting. This...

2013-02-19 16:29:13

TROY, Mich., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair today announced the appointment of veteran financial executive Howard Morof as the company's chief financial officer. Morof has served on the Altair board of directors for the past two years and has extensive experience with high-growth companies as well as expertise in capital markets, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures. As chief financial officer Morof will be responsible for Altair's global corporate financial strategy. Morof will...

2012-09-27 14:20:05

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 18,000-pound test article that mimics the size and weight of NASA's Orion spacecraft crew module recently completed a final series of water impact tests in the Hydro Impact Basin at the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The campaign of swing and vertical drops simulated various water landing scenarios to account for different velocities, parachute...

2012-09-19 10:20:46

HAMPTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the Virginia Air & Space Center (VASC) announced today that a full-scale test version of NASA's Orion spacecraft will become part of the center's permanent collection. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 18,000-pound Orion test vehicle, built at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., was used in the successful Pad Abort-1 test of Orion's launch abort system in May 2010. The abort...

2012-08-21 15:33:16

Media are invited to an interview availability and facilities tour with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden at noon EDT, Thursday, Aug. 23, at various locations in and around the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. During the media tour, Bolden will detail recent progress related to NASA's commercial spaceflight initiatives. Media must be at Kennedy's press site by 11:15 a.m. for transportation to the first location. Media will return to the press site by 3:30 p.m. For media wanting to...

2012-08-21 06:20:46

HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simulated mission to an asteroid is under way at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. Journalists are invited to learn about the test and technologies on Thursday, Aug. 30. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media will be able to learn about the test and see the technologies up close. Reporters interested in attending should email Brandi Dean at brandi.k.dean@nasa.gov. International media must apply for...

2012-08-21 06:20:28

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to an interview availability and facilities tour with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden at noon EDT, Thursday, Aug. 23, at various locations in and around the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. During the media tour, Bolden will detail recent progress related to NASA's commercial spaceflight initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media must be at Kennedy's...

2012-08-05 23:01:06

NASA's Constellation Program has now adopted Acumen Fuse and Acumen 360 for schedule analysis, schedule acceleration, and review preparation. NASA IPAO, the organization that assesses NASA projects at key decision points uses checks and metrics built into the Acumen software. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 Acumen announced today that NASA´s Constellation Program will now use Acumen Fuse and Acumen 360 for schedule analysis and schedule acceleration. The Kennedy Space Center, home...

Orion Spacecraft Simulation Video Captures Glimpse Of Future
2012-07-31 07:43:10

[ Watch the Video "Orion Spacecraft: Exploring Mars And Beyond" ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Boldly going where no man has gone before is the drive behind NASA's Orion spacecraft, and a new teaser video offers up just what the future might look like with it. During the video, astronauts are seen suiting up as their rocket awaits for them to hop aboard and take a ride beyond low-Earth orbit. The video takes the viewer through a simulation of what it will be...

2012-07-26 07:12:49

The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review Wednesday. The Space Launch System (SLS) Program completed a combined System Requirements Review and System Definition Review, which set requirements of the overall launch vehicle system. SLS now moves ahead to its preliminary design phase. The SLS will launch NASA's Orion spacecraft and other payloads, and provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit....


Latest Project Constellation Reference Libraries

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2009-07-06 14:36:56

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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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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