Tag Archives: NASA

Bloomberg View: NASA is lost in space

This image taken from video provided by NASA TV shows Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned rocket blowing up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Va., just six seconds after liftoff. The company says no one was believed to be hurt and the damage appeared to be limited to the facilities.

Accidents happen. That's especially true of space flight, one of humankind's more complicated and dangerous endeavors, and it's a truth that was spectacularly illustrated this week at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, where a rocket blew up ferrying supplies to the International Space Station.

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Beltsville firm lands NASA contract

NASA announced it has awarded the Program Analysis and Control III Bridge contract for support services to ASRC Research & Technology Solutions of Beltsville. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity basic contract has a minimum ordering value of $1 million and ...

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Greenbelt firm to support space station

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc., of Greenbelt, has been awarded a nine-year contract with a potential maximum value of $1.3 billion to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human space exploration.

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Jet Propulsion Lab taps Teledyne unit

Teledyne Energy Systems Inc., of Hunt Valley, a subsidiary of Thousand Oaks, California-based Teledyne Technologies Inc., has been awarded a contract, valued at up to $17.6 million, by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, for a technology transfer and flight hardware upgrade program for NASA’s deep-space missions.

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