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Showing posts with label Artemis. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Artemis. Show all posts

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Alabama celebrates Artemis Day as final piece of hardware departs Marshall Space Flight Center for historic mission


Alabama celebrates Artemis Day as final piece of hardware departs Marshall Space Flight Center for historic mission


Article Excerpt: "... An official proclamation signed by Ivey earlier this week highlighted Huntsville’s famed contributions to space flight and exploration since last century. The Rocket City’s signature work is continuing on the Space Launch System (SLS), which is the most powerful rocket in world history..."


Reference: yellowhammernews.com

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters to Launch Artemis Moon Missions


NASA Plans for More SLS Rocket Boosters to Launch Artemis Moon Missions


Article Excerpt: "... “This initial step ensures that NASA can build the boosters needed for future Space Launch System rockets that will be needed for the Artemis missions to explore the Moon,” said John Honeycutt, SLS Program Manager at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. “The letter contract allows us to buy long-lead materials in time for manufacturing boosters for the fourth flight.” ..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Partnerships manager goes from deep South to deep space


Partnerships manager goes from deep South to deep space


Article Excerpt: "... Growing up in tiny Kossuth, Mississippi – a farming village of some 200 people – Reggie Alexander recalls afternoons with his brother, exploring the galaxy on TV with the starship Enterprise crew on “Star Trek.” Back then, he never imagined he would one day guide development of spacecraft and propulsion technologies supporting exploration missions, including those part of NASA’s Artemis program. The agency’s lunar program includes landing the first woman and next man on the Moon in 2024 ..."


Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com

Friday, May 22, 2020

Meet Holly Ridings: The Woman Who Will Direct the Next Moon Landing


Meet The Woman Who Will Direct the Next Moon Landing


Article Excerpt: "... For Ridings, interest in space exploration started young: At Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, she took a spin in the facility’s multi-axis trainer..."


Reference: www.airspacemag.com

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

NASA Orders 18 Space Launch System RS-25 Rocket Engines to Support Artemis Missions to Moon


NASA Orders 18 Space Launch System RS-25 Rocket Engines to Support Artemis Missions to Moon


Article Excerpt: "... NASA has awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to manufacture 18 additional Space Launch System RS-25 rocket engines to support Artemis missions to the Moon. The follow-on contract to produce 18 engines is valued at $1.79 billion. This includes labor to build and test the engines, produce tooling, and support SLS flights powered by the engines ..."


Reference: spacecoastdaily.com

Thursday, March 5, 2020

NASA still aiming for 2024 moon landing despite SLS megarocket delays


NASA still aiming for 2024 moon landing despite SLS megarocket delays


Article Excerpt: "... In May 2019, NASA named its lunar return program Artemis, after the Greek deity who is both Apollo's twin sister and goddess of the moon. The program's first mission, Artemis 1, is an uncrewed flight test of the Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket and the Orion crew capsule..."


Reference: www.space.com

Thursday, January 9, 2020

First NASA Artemis Rocket Core Stage Loaded on Pegasus Barge in New Orleans: NASA


First NASA Artemis Rocket Core Stage Loaded on Pegasus Barge in New Orleans: NASA


Article Excerpt: "... The first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket core stage for NASA’s Artemis program completed manufacturing work at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans and was loaded onto the agency’s Pegasus barge on Jan. 8 for delivery to NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi ..."


Reference: spacecoastdaily.com

Friday, January 3, 2020

NASA’s Moon To Mars Plans, Artemis Lunar Program Gets Fast Tracked In 2019


NASA’s Moon To Mars Plans, Artemis Lunar Program Gets Fast Tracked In 2019


Article Excerpt: "... Through America’s Moon to Mars exploration approach, Artemis gained bipartisan support this year among members of Congress, the U.S aerospace industry, as well as with international partners, including Canada, Australia, and Japan, and member states of the European Space Agency. “2019 will be remembered as the year the Artemis program really became a reality ..."


Reference: aero-news.net

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

NASA, University Of Alabama To Collaborate On Advanced, In-Space Manufacturing


NASA, University Of Alabama To Collaborate On Advanced, In-Space Manufacturing


Article Excerpt: "... NASA is actively partnering with universities and industry from across the country to leverage and accelerate technology development in key areas, especially areas that will make it possible to sustainably live and work on the lunar surface, achieving the Artemis vision," Singer said ..."


Reference: www.aero-news.net

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander


Jeff Bezos announces an all-star team for Blue Origin’s Blue Moon lunar lander


Article Excerpt: "... Blue Origin executives said that the system has been proposed for NASA’s use under the terms of the space agency’s NextSTEP-2 Appendix H solicitation. NASA is expected to select at least a couple of landing systems for further development in January. The systems that are ultimately selected would serve as key elements in NASA’s Artemis program..."


Reference: www.geekwire.com

Monday, October 21, 2019

Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... built by Aerojet Rocketdyne for the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), was successfully tested at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


Reference: www.geek.com

Thursday, May 30, 2019

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference


NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference


Article Excerpt: "... NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31. The announcement will air on NASA Television and the agency's website. Paving the way to return astronauts to the surface of the Moon, and ultimately Mars, NASA will announce the selection of the first commercial Moon landing service providers..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov

Thursday, May 16, 2019

TO THE MOON: NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers


TO THE MOON: NASA Taps 11 American Companies to Advance Human Lunar Landers


Article Excerpt: "... To expedite the work, NASA is invoking undefinitized contract actions, which allow the agency to authorize partners to start a portion of the work, while negotiations toward contract award continue in parallel.

“We’re taking major steps to begin development as quickly as possible, including invoking a NextSTEP option that allows our partners to begin work while we’re still negotiating,” said Greg Chavers, human landing system formulation manager at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama..."


Reference: spacecoastdaily.com

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

NASA names new moon landing mission 'Artemis' as Trump administration asks for $1.6 billion


NASA names new moon landing mission 'Artemis' as Trump administration asks for $1.6 billion


Article Excerpt: "... The request comes several weeks after Vice President Mike Pence, chairing a National Space Council meeting in Huntsville, Alabama, announced the new 2024 goal and an intent to pursue it “by any means necessary..."


Reference: www.usatoday.com