Category: Space News

NASA Artemis I Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center (Florida, USA). 08 August 2022. 0

Artemis, the return to the Moon and Leonardo’s role in the space programme

Artemis prepares to land the first woman and the next man on the Moon. Spacecraft, habitation modules, robots and connection systems will make it possible to live sustainably in space. Next stage: Mars NASA...

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U.S. Air Force And Lockheed Martin Successfully Complete ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight

“The ARRW rapid prototyping program used Section 804 authorities provided by Congress to significantly accelerate the development and test of this system, without sacrificing engineering rigor,” said Marya Bard, U.S. Air Force ARRW program...

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DARPA, AFRL, Lockheed Martin And Aerojet Rocketdyne Team Successfully Demonstrate HAWC, Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Concept

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) team successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). US Defense Advanced...

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Science SEOSAT-Ingenio’s lost promise for Earth observation

Spain’s satellite, the SEOSAT-Ingenio, was billed as the latest in high resolution land imaging technology. Originally, we presented what it would have done. But its launch vehicle, a Vega rocket called VV17, failed. The...

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Air Force Technology’s 2019 year in review

The world’s Air Forces in 2019 began to try and get a firm grasp on space, while contracts were handed to make missiles faster and of course the F-35 continued to make headlines. DIA...

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Deep Learning Model Speeds Up, Automates Satellite Image Analysis

Algorithm trains itself to identify objects, unlocking new geospatial workflow efficiencies. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) develops satellite imagery recognition system using open-source deep learning libraries to quickly identify and classify objects or targets in...

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Boeing Invests in Commercial UAS Services Provider Robotic Skies

Startup manages maintenance, inspection and alteration services for global manufacturers and operators of commercial unmanned aircraft systems. Access to safe, reliable maintenance will support commercial operations and urban mobility efforts. Boeing [NYSE: BA] today...

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Russia Wants Answers From NASA About Alcohol Smell on ISS After Dragon Docking

Last month, outside observers marked concerns with SpaceX’s Dragon 2 programme after one of the crew capsules unexpectedly exploded during a static fire test. Russia has sent NASA observations and questions regarding the release...

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US Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM this month from Vandenberg

The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. A Minutemen 3 missile roared out of a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base...

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U.S. Air Force Welcomes Fifth Lockheed Martin-Built AEHF Satellite To Cape Canaveral For June Launch

AEHF-5 Satellite Increases Resiliency of Global Protected Communications Constellation. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) shipped the Air Force’s fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ahead of its expected...