Spacecraft

Orion Parachutes Measure Up In High Pressure Test

September 14, 2017 – Orion’s three main orange and white parachutes descended through the skies over the U.S. Army Proving Ground in Yuma, Arizona, on Wednesday, September 13. The parachutes carried a representative model of the Orion spacecraft in the…

Orion EM-1 Capsule Successfully Powered Up

August 18, 2017 – Hurtling beyond the Moon at a speedy 25,000 mph for a three-week mission requires a space processor capable of operating with guaranteed reliability, in a high radiation environment tens of thousands of miles in deep space,…

July 26, 2017

Global Science & Technology, Inc. Awarded NOAA ProTech-Satellite Domain Contract July 26, 2017 – Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST) has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a prime contractor award on the ProTech-Satellite Domain.…

July 17, 2017

Exploring Jupiter With Juice July 17, 2017 – It may still be five years away from launch, and over a decade before the Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (Juice) reaches the gas giant and its icy moons, but preparations are well…

July 13, 2017

JPSS-1 Launch Slips To October July 13, 2017 – The launch of the first Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS-1) has been postponed to a date no earlier than October 12, 2017. According to NOAA spokesperson John Leslie, there are some…