Tag Archives: space exploration

NASA NIAC Selects Technology Concepts to Advance Space, Ocean Exploration; Walt Engelund, Slava Turyshev, Jason Derleth Quoted

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NASA has introduced its new Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program that will integrate emerging technologies to enable faster trips to Mars and robotic exploration of the ocean, the administration announced on Wednesday

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Raytheon, National Science Foundation Radio Astronomy Facilities Partner to Detect Space Asteroids; Art Morrish, Tony Beasley Quoted

Raytheon, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to detect and characterize near-earth asteroids large enough to cause significant damage, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Lockheed Martin Launches First Satellite, Software-Defined Mission; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Lockheed Martin has announced its first smart satellite, Pony Express 1, launched on Thursday. The upgraded satellite has integrated technology that will allow the company to conduct more thorough tests in-orbit. Lockheed Martin has launched the satellite aboard the Tyvak 6U spacecraft.

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White House Memo Unveils R&D Budget Priorities for FY 2021

The Office of Management and Budget and the Office of Science and Technology Policy have issued a memorandum directing federal agencies to focus on five research-and-development priorities as they draft their proposed budgets for fiscal year 2021.

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