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NASA has set a launch date and a media preview day for its next flight test, called Pad Abort 1.
TROY, Mich., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to develop and commercialize an advanced bus platform that lowers the total cost of ownership and environmental impact of commercial buses, Altair ProductDesign moved one step closer today with the naming of Lake Orion, Mich.-based Odyssey Industries, Inc.
TROY, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 600 professionals are expected to gather at Altair Engineering's 2010 Americas HyperWorks Technology Conference (HTC2010), one of the premier product lifecycle management (PLM) technology events in the advanced manufacturing community.
MINNEAPOLIS, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced that it successfully completed the second of two ground tests of a full-scale attitude control motor (ACM) for the launch abort system (LAS) of NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle.
HAMPTON, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NASA engineer who worked behind the scenes to ensure a successful test of an astronaut escape system has been named the 2010 Engineer of the Year by the American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics (AIAA).
The Lockheed Martin-led team developing the Orion crew exploration vehicle achieved a major technology milestone by completing fabrication of the worldâ€™s largest heat shield structure.
DENVER, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led team developing the Orion crew exploration vehicle achieved a major technology milestone by completing fabrication of the world's largest heat shield structure.
MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Earlier today, Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and NASA successfully performed the final ground test of a reusable solid rocket motor (RSRM) for the Space Shuttle program at ATK's Promontory, Utah facility.
RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- G Systems, a test and measurement automation company specializing in challenging data acquisition requirements, delivered its first system for a new Orion crew exploration vehicle test station at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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....
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...