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Solar array systems proposals for space electric propulsion systems sought by NASA - News

April 30, 2012
WASHINGTON. Officials at NASA's Space Technology Program announced that they are looking for proposals on developing solar array systems that enable future space electric propulsion systems that can travel much further than low Earth orbit.

NASA is looking for small satellite proposals - News

February 06, 2012
WASHINGTON. Officials at NASA in Washington are requesting proposals for small satellite technology flight demonstrations ti improve the technical capabilities as well as range of uses this spacecraft category.

NASA turns to the open source community for advice: Interview with Ray O'Brien, Chief Technology Officer for Information Technology at NASA Ames Research Center - Story

September 02, 2011
NASA's drive toward open source software (yes, you read that right) is showing up in the NASA-cofounded OpenStack open source development community and in NASA's open source software summit outreaches to the open source community. Ray O'Brien, CTO for IT at NASA Ames Research Center, talks about what's behind NASA's drive toward open source - and whether there are any resultant security concerns. Edited excerpts follow.

An interview with Ken LaBel at NASA's NEPP program: Rocket science applied to components - Story

February 10, 2009
Editor's Note: Group editorial director Chris Ciufo caught up with Ken LaBel, NEPP co-manager, at last year's Components for Military and Space Electronics (CMSE) trade show and again at the recent FPGA Summit to get the 411 on NEPP's multifaceted mission: to analyze and test nascent (even commercial) technologies for radiation tolerance; develop qualification insurance guidance; and to make its testing results public (believe it or not).