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2013-10-15 23:03:36

The initial increment of Quintron DICES VoIP command and control voice system user stations at WSMR Base Command Center control rooms is now being used full-time for Range mission support. Santa Maria, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Quintron Systems, Inc. (quintron.com), the recognized leader in interoperable Enterprise-Class Systems for Security Command, Control & Communications, is pleased to announce that the installation of DICES VoIP command and control voice system equipment at...

2010-04-29 10:57:37

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the May 6 launch of the Pad Abort 1 flight test. The broadcast will begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT from the launch site at the U.S. Army's White Sands Missile Range near Las Cruces, N.M. The launch window extends from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT, with liftoff targeted for the beginning of the window. Pad Abort 1 will be the first fully-integrated test of the launch abort system being developed for the Orion crew vehicle. The information gathered through the...

2010-04-08 07:44:46

NASA has set a launch date and a media preview day for its next flight test, called Pad Abort 1. The flight test is part of an ongoing mission to develop safer vehicles for human spaceflight applications. The test is scheduled for May 6, with a media preview day April 23. Registration deadlines for reporters planning to attend are as early as April 9. Pad Abort 1 will be the first fully integrated test of the launch abort system being developed for the Orion crew vehicle. The information...

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2009-03-04 09:40:29

A mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long U.S. trailer trip this week, en route to the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Once at White Sands, the rocket-like structure will help National Aeronautics and Space Administration technicians prepare for this year's abort system test, called Pad Abort 1. The nearly 45-foot-long launch abort system mock-up, known as the LAS pathfinder, represents the size, outer shape and specific mass characteristics of the Orion crew...

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2009-03-03 16:15:00

A full-scale mock-up of NASA's Orion launch abort system began a week-long flatbed trailer ride across the country Tuesday, en route to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Once at White Sands, the rocket-like structure will help NASA prepare for this year's abort system test, called Pad Abort 1. The nearly 45-foot-long launch abort system mock-up, known as the LAS pathfinder, was built at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. Engineers and technicians at Langley designed and...

2008-11-05 03:00:37

AMSTERDAM, November 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design and engineering company, announced today that it has been selected to provide performance based remediation services under its GRiP(R) program by the U.S. Army Environmental Command at Fort Stewart/Hunter Army Air Field (HAAF) in Georgia and White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) in New Mexico. The total value of the awarded contracts is $33.5 million. Fort Stewart is located on...

2008-08-02 21:00:04

By Diana M. Alba, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Aug. 2--LAS CRUCES -- The fate of a back-up space shuttle landing site north of Las Cruces is up in the air in advance of a NASA plan to retire its space shuttle program in two years. The site -- called White Sands Space Harbor -- is an alternative for shuttle landings in the case of bad weather at two other, preferred locations. On most weekdays, shuttle pilots use the site for flight training exercises. But NASA is in the midst of phasing...

2008-07-23 06:00:32

By Steve Ramirez, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jul. 23--For more information on WSMR, click here. LAS CRUCES -- There were no public comments from Las Cruces residents Tuesday about an environmental impact study being conducted at White Sands Missile Range that will determine its suitability to expand missions and capabilities. More than 30 people attended the meeting, at Court Youth Center, including WSMR officials and representatives of Potomac-Hudson Engineering (PHE) and Science...


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