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Lockheed Martin team delivers second lightning tracker for NOAA weather satellite

Lockheed Martin photographThe second Geostationary Lightning Mapper undergoes final testing in Lockheed Martin’s Denver location, where technicians will integrate it with the GOES-S...

Northrop Grumman to provide LN-200S for Lockheed Martin’s satellite bus

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to supply its LN-200S fiber-optic Inertial Measurement Unit for the LM 300...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to mature development of MPS-130 CubeSat modular propulsion system

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc., has entered a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the development of an MPS-130 CubeSat...

NASA astronauts get advance look at CST-100 trainers

Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for...

NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

NASA photograph by Ken UlbrichHoneywell supplied a specially instrumented twin-engine King Air to serve as an intruder for NASA’s Ikhana UAS. NASA's Armstrong Flight...

NASA Armstrong aircraft boasts new paint job

Two NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center F-15D Eagle aircraft used for research support and pilot proficiency are getting new paint jobs. The aircraft sported charcoal...

NASA research could save commercial airlines billions in new era of...

NASA photograph by Dominic HartResearchers with NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation project coordinated wind-tunnel tests of an Active Flow Control system -- tiny jets...

Camera captures first-ever rocket booster to space and back

On Nov. 23, two proprietary JLAIR long range optical tracking systems owned and operated by FlightLine Films successfully recorded the first time a rocket...

NASA calls off next Mars mission; no time to fix leaky...

NASA is calling off its next mission to Mars because there isn't enough time to fix a leaky seal on a key science instrument. The...

NASA reaches new heights in 2015

In 2015, NASA explored the expanse of our solar system and beyond, and the complex processes of our home planet, while also advancing the...