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Thales, NASA work together to develop UTM system for NAS drone integration - News

March 29, 2018
ARLINGTON, Va. Thales officials signed a Space Act Agreement with NASA to support development of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) traffic management (UTM) concepts, which will allow Thales to engage with NASA to refine the UTM concept architecture supporting drone integration into the U.S. National Air Space (NAS).

NASA taps into small businesses for tech development, research - News

March 08, 2018
WASHINGTON. Officials at NASA selected 128 proposals from American small businesses to advance research and technology in Phase II of its 2017 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

NASA finishes 100 days of cryogenic vacuum testing on Webb space telescope - News

November 21, 2017
JOHNSON SPACE CENTER, HOUSTON, Texas. On November 18, NASA unsealed the 40-metric-ton doors of a cryogenic test chamber at the Johnson Space Center, marking the end of a 100-day cryogenic test phase for the James Webb Space Telescope, to make sure that the telescope's sensitive instruments will work as expected in the cold, airless environment of space. The cryogenic test phase was an important step toward the launch and operation of the telescope, which is considered to be a replacement for the Hubble Space Telescope.

Delta II rocket launches carrying NASA and NOAA satellites, sensors - News

November 20, 2017
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) for NASA and National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lifted off on November 18 from Vandenburg AFB's Space Launch Complex-2.

Radar boom intended for future Jupiter mission tested, analyzed - News

September 27, 2017
HEILIGENBERG, Germany. The European Space Agency (ESA) recently tested a long radar boom that will probe below the surface of several of Jupiter?s moons during the future JUpiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission, which is scheduled for launch in 2022, arriving near Jupiter seven years later.

Prospective NASA air-launch system certified as financially feasible - News

September 22, 2017
WASHINGTON. NASA -- following a number of years spent in testing and analysis -- has gotten word that its Towed Glider Air-Launch System (TGALS) will be financially feasible for production and use.

NASA extends JPL contract to Q3 2018 - News

August 16, 2017
PASADENA, Calif. NASA has awarded a contract extension to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to extend the operations of NASA?s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL in Pasadena) through September 30, 2018.