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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Richard White: SSL, Partners to Explore Robotics, Propulsion for NASA Commercial Space Habitat Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has teamed with NanoRacks and United Launch Alliance to work with NASA in efforts to determine the feasibility of converting rocket upper stages into commercial space habitats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said June 21 the Ixion Initiative Team will explore the potential for …

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NASA Seeks Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission Design

NASA has begun a search on design concepts for the agency’s Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission spacecraft as part of an effort to further human spaceflight beyond low Earth orbit. The agency released a solicitation Monday that seeks conceptual studies for the ARRM spacecraft, an early-stage project that will use cis-lunar space as …

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