International Space Station

NASA Selects University of Maryland, Jet Propulsion Lab for Earth Venture Instrument Program

NASA has selected proposals from the University of Maryland and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to build instruments for the International Space Station that will be used to observe ...
DataCenter

Goddard Center Seeks Info on Energy-Efficient Data Center Tools

NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center is seeking information on retrofit and containerized data center tools to drive energy efficiency and returns on investment over a short-term, ...
deep_space

NASA to Reposition Mars Orbiters as ‘Siding Spring’ Comet Approaches Planet; Rich Zurek Comments

NASA is preparing to position its Mars orbiters on the opposite side of the Red Planet in time before the comet Siding Spring passes by the planet on Oct. 19. The comet’s nucleus ...
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NASA Seeks Info on Mars-Orbiting Telecom Satellites; John Grunsfeld Comments

NASA Image NASA is seeking information on commercial telecommunications satellites the agency plans to launch into the Mars orbit for future exploration missions in the planet. The ...
DroneLaunchCarrier

NASA Pilots Fly U-2 ‘Spy Plane’ Civil Variant for Polar Data Collection

Two NASA research pilots separately flew a civil variant of the U-2 military reconnaissance aircraft last week to study diminishing sea-ice levels in the Arctic region, Alaska Dispatch ...
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MDA receives $6.6 add-on to NASA contract for OSIRIS-REx mission

  MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., recently announced it has been awarded an additional $6.6 million from the Canadian Space Agency for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission, ...
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Jaiwon Shin: NASA Delivers Air Traffic Control Tool to FAA

U.S. Air Force image The Federal Aviation Administration has received a computer software system for air traffic management operations from NASA. Air traffic controllers will work to manage ...
ContractSigning

Federal Leaders Point to Strategic Sourcing, Regulations as Factors in Future GWACs

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council has hosted a panel on governmentwide acquisition contracts to discuss the issues facing GWAC providers focused ...
International Space Station

NASA to Back Up ISS Robots with Google-Built Smartphones; Chris Provencher Comments

NASA plans to install Google-developed mobile devices with three-dimensional sensors into robots that perform routines inside the International Space Station, Reuters reported Monday. Noel ...
drone

John Moore: NASA, Rockwell Collins Perform Drone-Tower Communication Tests

Engineers from NASA and Rockwell Collins tested communications between unmanned aerial systems and control tower personnel during a trial held at the Eastern Iowa Airport last week. Rockwell ...