Toting a $12 million instrument built by the University of Colorado Boulder, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made the first of 22 dives between the rings of Saturn and the gaseous planet today, the beginning of the end for one of NASA’s most successful missions ever.
Cutting-edge “Space Garden” equipment on International Space Station developed by Sierra Nevada Corporation
Advanced plant habitat launch brings new technology and crops to space.
The AMC houses design facilities, product manufacturing, test ranges and administrative space.
The testing of the Launch and Checkout System for the Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, scored high with a pass rate of 97.7 percent and is now transitioning from the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) factory to Schriever Air Force Base.
The satellite, named ‘Challenger’, had a successful lift off Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 9:11 AM MDT from Cape Canaveral. It is part of the European Union sponsored QB50 project to deploy a network of miniaturized satellites to study part of Earth’s atmosphere.
The mission was flown for Orbital ATK under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract and the payload will deliver supplies, equipment and experiments to astronauts aboard the ISS.
Upgrade to Common Ground System supports upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System-1 launch.
GMI instrument is the calibration standard for the entire GPM constellation.
Stefania Moehring, ULA’s Commercial Crew Program integration lead, receives NASA’s prestigious Silver Snoopy Award for outstanding work and dedication to the human space flight program.
This week, space professionals, innovators, and entrepreneurs from around the world came together at the 33rd Annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs to explore the future of the space industry.