HOUSTON -- SPACEHAB, Incorporated (NASDAQ:SPAB), a leading provider of commercial space services, today announced that its spacecraft
processing and facility services subsidiary, Astrotech Space Operations, has been awarded a new $1.
in Palmdale is working on design studies for the spacecraft
while Boeing in Palmdale is building an experimental craft, the X-37, which will be used to test technologies for the space plane.
Photo: The first photograph to show latitudinal banding in the atmosphere of Uranus, this image was made by "summing' five frames taken by the Voyager 2 spacecraft
from about 22 million miles out, less than a month before its flyby of the planet.
Robert Vacek, Starsys' President and General Manager commented, "With the completion of this contract we will have provided hardware for a large number of Lockheed Martin spacecraft
, including antenna gimbals for several A2100 spacecraft
3D is among the first of what are known as augmented-reality apps for Apple devices.
The program was first launched during the Clinton administration and was built to test technologies that could be used in future spacecraft
, including new thermal-protection systems, composite materials and advanced navigation and control systems.
Genesis was the most efficient space mission ever flown," says Jerrold Marsden, a mathematician at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena who studies spacecraft
If a spacecraft
manages to maintain orbit around Earth, the high speeds involved will create daunting challenges for the craft during reentry.
We are confident in our ability to excel on the Mars MicroMission program, based on Aerojet's history of mission-proven success in spacecraft
propulsion systems and Ball Aerospace's expertise as a spacecraft
prime contractor," said Bob Harris, Aerojet vice president of Strategic and Space Propulsion.
Provides new nonparametric results pertaining to spacecraft
reliability based on extensive statistical analysis of on-orbit anomaly and failure data;
Work on the aircraft then continued under a $301 million contract to support a now-canceled effort to develop a manned spacecraft
to augment the space shuttle fleet.
Recent data from the spacecraft
may be revealing previously unknown and complex features of the outer solar system, says Len A.