A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on Oct. 15 at 3:28 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-52, the mission is in support of national security.
GPS III Space Vehicle 01 (GPS III SV01) expected to launch in 2018.
Invited to address the newly formed National Space Council, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) CEO Fatih Ozmen today told members that the United States has economic and national security interests in promoting U.S. leadership in space through investments, managing risk, and expanding opportunity in a new space economy.
Partnership is a key example of growing global cooperation in space.
Polaris Alpha acquires Solidyn Solutions.
An unexpectedly strong blast from the Sun hit Mars this month, observed by NASA missions in orbit and on the surface, led by two Boulder teams, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the Mars Science Laboratory’s Radiation Assessment Detector led by the Boulder office of Southwest Research Institute.
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today, expanding its relationship with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) for further collaboration on space initiatives.
Mars Base Camp is a vision of how to send humans to Mars in about a decade.
This is ULA’s sixth launch in 2017 and the 121st successful launch since the company was formed.
The Tropospheric Emissions: Monitoring of Pollution (TEMPO) instrument, designed and built by Ball Aerospace for NASA, has completed spectrometer testing and verification.