Space & Technology

December 30, 2016
 

NASA 2017 – Building the Future

NASA looks forward to 2017. For more information on NASA in 2016 and beyond, visit: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-reveals-the-unknown-in-2016




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Blue Origin photograph

NASA announces new partnerships to develop space exploration technologies

Blue Origin photograph Blue Origin is one of six companies selected for NASA’s Tipping Point solicitation. Pictured here, Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket lifted off July 18 carrying five NASA-supported technologies to flig...
 
 
Marine Corps photograph by Eddie Young

Navy satellite system receives green light for expanded operational use

Marine Corps photograph by Eddie Young Marines from the 1st Marine Division test out the Mobile User Objective System at a Field User Evaluation in Camp Pendleton, California. MUOS is a satellite communication system that uses ...
 
 
spaceX

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

SpaceX successfully launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., at 4:39 a.m., PDT, July 25. This was the seventh set of satellites in a series of 75 total satellites th...