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2011-11-03 07:00:00

Acumen announces the addition of PRISMG2, by ARES Software to the suite of platforms supported by Acumen Fuse® . The integration of the two software tools will allow customers to improve overall schedule quality. Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 Acumen announces the addition of PRISMG2, by ARES Software to the suite of platforms supported by Acumen Fuse®. Acumen Fuse is an enterprise project analysis software which uses advanced metrics to assess planning quality, cost...

2011-10-25 04:14:00

Reporters are invited to attend a water impact test of an 18,000-pound Orion test article at NASA's Langley Research Center's Hydro Impact Basin in Hampton, Va., on Thursday, Oct. 27. Journalists must arrive by 1:30 p.m. EDT at the NASA Langley main gate. The test will occur between 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Due to the nature of the testing; an exact drop time cannot be given. Journalists also will have the opportunity to interview subject matter experts and take a tour of the facility prior to...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heilind Electronics has expanded its franchise with Orion Fans after its acquisition of Columbus, OH based Thompson Electronic Supplies. Heilind, the largest interconnect distributor in North American, acquired Thompson in May. Headquartered in Dallas, TX, Orion Fans offers innovative cooling products designed for specific market requirements and a comprehensive selection of fan accessories for engineering ease-of-selection and design. Orion...

2011-10-01 07:02:00

NASA signed a $49.4 million contract modification for United Space Alliance (USA) of Houston to continue maintaining and sustaining the ground operations capabilities at the Kennedy Space Center launch facilities in Florida through Sept. 30, 2012. As a result, these critical systems can be used by future space programs. The programs include potential commercial launch vehicle customers, the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle that will take astronauts...

2011-09-30 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA signed a $49.4 million contract modification for United Space Alliance (USA) of Houston to continue maintaining and sustaining the ground operations capabilities at the Kennedy Space Center launch facilities in Florida through Sept. 30, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) As a result, these critical systems can be used by future space programs. The programs include potential commercial launch vehicle...

2011-09-30 04:36:37

NASA leaders met Thursday to discuss acquisition plans for the agency´s new heavy-lift rocket with hundreds of representatives of aerospace industry companies, small businesses and independent entrepreneurs. The rocket, known as the Space Launch System (SLS), will take astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide the cornerstone for America´s future human space exploration efforts. The Industry Day event, hosted by NASA's...

2011-09-29 13:22:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA leaders met Thursday to discuss acquisition plans for the agency's new heavy-lift rocket with hundreds of representatives of aerospace industry companies, small businesses and independent entrepreneurs. The rocket, known as the Space Launch System (SLS), will take astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide the cornerstone for America's future human space exploration...

2011-09-22 12:13:18

NASA this week completed the first in a series of flight-like parachute tests for the agency's Orion spacecraft. The drop tests at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona support the design and development of the Orion parachute assembly. Flying at an altitude of 25,000 feet, a drop-test article that mimicked the Orion parachute compartment was deployed from a C-130 aircraft. Once airborne, two drogue chutes were deployed at an altitude of 19,000 feet, followed by three pilot...

2011-09-22 11:09:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will be available to media during a visit to the Johnson Space Center on Monday, Sept. 26. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Media are invited to film as Bolden and Johnson Space Center Director Michael L. Coats visit the Orion facilities inside Johnson's Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at 1 p.m. A brief media availability will immediately follow in that facility. Media...

2011-09-15 09:15:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, announced today that its product development division, Altair ProductDesign, has successfully partnered with Taiwanese automotive design consultancy, Studio X-GENE, to develop a new electric concept vehicle. Revealed for the first time at the Auto Shanghai 2011, the AVANT GT is a pure electric...


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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