Tag Archives: ESA

Airbus Lands Potential $275M Contract to Build Third European Service Module for NASA Spacecraft

Airbus has landed a potential $275.1M contract build another spacecraft module for the European Space Agency to support NASA's manned deep space exploration goals. The company said Tuesday it will produce the third European Service Module designed to fly with Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Orion spacecraft as part of the the Artemis III Mission to bring astronauts to the moon sometime in 2024.

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DoD Taps Lockheed-Ball-Kratos Team to Develop Satellite Antenna Prototype; Maria Demaree Quoted

A team composed of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and Ball Aerospace has received a $7.2M contract from the Defense Innovation Unit to build a Multi-Band, Multi-Mission satellite antenna prototype.

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SpaceX Lands $97M NASA Contract for Ocean Topography Mission Launch Services

SpaceX has secured a $97 million contract from NASA to launch a satellite that will work to continue a long-term effort to measure the height of the global sea surface. NASA said Friday it expects the Sentinel-6A spacecraft to lift off by November 2020 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 …

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Airbus Secures $212M Contract to Build ESA’s 2nd Orion Spacecraft Service Module

Airbus‘ defense and space business has been awarded a potential $212 million contract by  the European Space Agency to produce a second service module for the Orion spacecraft that Lockheed Martin currently builds for NASA. Airbus said Thursday the second European service module will be built to provide propulsion, power and thermal control as well as water …

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Inmarsat to Lead Mobile SatCom Tech Feasibility Study for ESA

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Inmarsat has forged an alliance with the European Space Agency to expand and promote mobile satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Under the public private partnership deal, the company said it will head a $6.5 million-funded study to look into the viability of …

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