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Cobham-Built Tech Assists in Precision Landing of NASA Rover on Mars

Cobham Mission Systems

Cobham's mission systems business said Tuesday its space pyrotechnic valves on the NASA Perseverance rover mission supported precise landing on Mars. Eight valves fired at exactly the right moment to allow an on-target guided entry, descent and landing on Mars as the Rover’s transitioned from parachute to retrorockets deceleration.

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USAF Research Laboratory Awards Jacobs $225M Contract for Rocket Propulsion Research Support; Steve Arnette Quoted

Jacobs has received a eight-year, $225 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate West (AFRL/RQ-West), under the Rocket and Propulsion Technology Research contract (RAPTR) at Edwards Air Force Base in California, the company announced on Monday

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