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Showing posts with label Marshall Space Flight Center. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Marshall Space Flight Center. Show all posts

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Bezos says Blue Origin will take the first woman to moon’s surface


Bezos says Blue Origin will take the first woman to moon’s surface


Article Excerpt: "... "This (BE-7) is the engine that will take the first woman to the surface of the Moon," Bezos said in a post on Instagram with a video of the engine test this week at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The BE-7 engine, which Blue Origin has been developing..."


Reference: whbl.com

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

SpaceX Launch Doubles Science Capacity on the ISS


SpaceX Launch Doubles Science Capacity on the ISS


Article Excerpt: "... Last week, SpaceX made history as the first commercial entity to successfully shuttle astronauts from Earth to the International Space Station. While that feat alone is impressive and opens countless doors to future space travel, those at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama are excited for a different reason—more astronauts on the ISS means more science..."


Reference: www.laboratoryequipment.com

Monday, November 23, 2020

I am Artemis: Alabama Native Shoots for the Moon with NASA Career


I am Artemis: Alabama Native Shoots for the Moon with NASA Career


Article Excerpt: "... Johnny Heflin, liquid engines manager for the Space Launch System at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, leads a team of experts who build the engines that will power NASA’s super heavy-lift Moon rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS)...."


Reference: www.nasa.gov

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Happy 60th Birthday to Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center


Happy 60th Birthday to Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center


Article Excerpt: "... The George C. Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama was dedicated pm September 8, 1960 by President Eisenhower and the center’s first director Dr. Wernher von Braun. With it 4,670 Army civil service employees and 1,840 acres of the Army’s Redstone Arsenal were transferred to NASA..."


Reference: www.alabamawx.com

Saturday, August 15, 2020

NASA Awards Contract for Strategic Research and Analysis, Communications, Exhibits Services


NASA Awards Contract for Strategic Research and Analysis, Communications, Exhibits Services


NASA has awarded the Strategic Research and Analysis, Communications, and Exhibits Services (SRACES) contract to Media Fusion LLC of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide comprehensive strategic research and analysis, communications, and exhibits services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

This is a firm-fixed-price contract with indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders. The contract begins Oct. 1, with a one-year base period, followed by four one-year option periods. The maximum potential value of the contract, including all options, is approximately $57.5 million.

Marshall’s Office of Strategic Analysis and Communications (OSAC) has a continuing need for these services, which are key in implementing and maintaining an overarching communications strategy that clearly and consistently communicates NASA’s strategic vision and guidance, along with Marshall’s goals and business strategy, to both internal and external stakeholders. Services performed under this contract include support for OSAC and its customers, along with satisfying specific communications product-oriented requirements.




Reference: www.nasa.gov

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

Friday, June 26, 2020

SLS oxygen tank tested beyond limits at Marshall Space Flight Center in prep for launch


SLS oxygen tank tested beyond limits at Marshall Space Flight Center in prep for launch


Article Excerpt: "... Boeing and NASA engineers at Marshall Space Flight Center completed the structural test campaign for the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. A duplicate of the SLS core stage’s liquid oxygen tank was filled with water and underwent millions of pounds of pressure until it was purposefully destroyed..."


Reference: themadisonrecord.com

Thursday, June 18, 2020

High school students build lockers for trip to the International Space Station


High school students build lockers for trip to the International Space Station


Article Excerpt: "... "It is exciting for us and the students," said Bob Zeek, NASA HUNCH co-founder and project resource manager at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. "Even with 70 HUNCH-built lockers delivered to the International Space Station Program and 58 of those flying to the space station, the Demo-2 flight adds a new flavor." Each locker is comprised of...Marshall Space Flight Center and Langley Research Center. For example, students from Grissom High School in Huntsville, Alabama, created the rear close-out plates..."


Reference: phys.org

More Hands Make Light Work: Crew Dragon Duo Increases Science Tempo on Space Station


More Hands Make Light Work: Crew Dragon Duo Increases Science Tempo on Space Station


Article Excerpt: "... That science tempo is the station's hallmark, said Beau Simpson, payload operations manager in the Payload Operations Integration Center at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama - the round-the-clock science hub linking global researchers to the astronauts overseeing their experiments on station. What has really impressed the payload operations team at Marshall, Simpson said, is how Behnken and Hurley - trained exhaustively for Crew Dragon's groundbreaking flight - have also hit the ground running with science on station..."


Reference: www.spacedaily.com

Monday, June 15, 2020

KBR wins $570 million contract for NASA spaceflight operations


KBR wins $570 million contract for NASA spaceflight operations


Article Excerpt: "... Houston-based engineering company KBR Inc said on Monday it was awarded a $570.3 million contract by NASA to develop and execute spaceflight operations at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama..."


Reference: www.reuters.com

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Marshall boosts historic test flight of SpaceX


Marshall boosts historic test flight of SpaceX


Article Excerpt: "... A team at Marshall Space Flight Center’s Huntsville Operations Support Center joined teams at Kennedy, SpaceX’s mission control center in Hawthorne, California, and NASA’s Johnson Space Center in monitoring the launch. “I’m feeling so excited about this incredible accomplishment,” Marshall’s Steve Gaddis, launch vehicle deputy manager for the Commercial Crew Program, said. “It’s taken many people and many years to get here. The Marshall team has contributed in many significant ways. Working with our SpaceX Commercial Crew partner ..."


Reference: www.theredstonerocket.com

Saturday, June 6, 2020

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Head to Space Camp with Nasa for a real out-of-this-world trip in Alabama


WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! Head to Space Camp with Nasa for a real out-of-this-world trip in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... Astro­nauting is harder than it looks. I’ve flown out to Huntsville, Alabama — home to Nasa’s Marshall Space Flight Center — for the chance to play space cadet for the weekend. Here, the quirky Space Camp programme, which has been admitting teenage students for years, has just opened the airlocks to adults, too..."


Reference: www.thesun.co.uk

Friday, June 5, 2020

NASA Awards Marshall Operations, Systems, Services and Integration Contract


NASA Awards Marshall Operations, Systems, Services and Integration Contract


Article Excerpt: "... The company will provide the necessary management, personnel, equipment and supplies to ensure mission operations and ground systems development services for NASA programs, project offices, payload developers, educational institutions, international partner space agencies, and commercial partners at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


Reference: indiaeducationdiary.in

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Aiming for the stars, UK graduate Kelly Lynch lands dream job at NASA as chemical engineer


Aiming for the stars, UK graduate Kelly Lynch lands dream job at NASA as chemical engineer


Article Excerpt: "... Growing up in Kentucky in the city of Glasgow, Kelly Lynch — not unlike most bright-eyed kids — had dreams of becoming an astronaut. For most, those aspirations are fleeting. For Lynch, they never faded. “My dream is still to become an astronaut and go to the Moon or Mars.”...The summer following her freshman year, she was offered the internship of a lifetime at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala..."


Reference: www.kyforward.com

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Amazing Look at Jupiter’s Incredible Storms Using Ground and Space Observations


Article Excerpt: "...NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the ground-based Gemini Observatory in Hawaii have teamed up with the Juno spacecraft to probe the mightiest storms in the solar system, taking place more than 500 million miles away on the giant planet Jupiter... Juno is part of NASA’s New Frontiers Program, which is managed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate..."


Reference: scitechdaily.com

Friday, May 8, 2020

Once NASA reopens, giant rocket managed in Huntsville will be ready


Once NASA reopens, giant rocket managed in Huntsville will be ready


Article Excerpt: "... the giant moon rocket managed at Huntsville’s Marshall Space Flight Center will be ready for testing. That's the word this week from Boeing, which built the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Blue Origin preparing to enter the orbital arena


Blue Origin preparing to enter the orbital arena


Article Excerpt: "... On February 14, 2020, Blue Origin opened a “high-rate engine production facility” in Huntsville, Alabama for both the BE-4 and BE-3U engine. Nearby, the company is currently in the process of renovating test stand 4670 at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center..."


Reference: www.nasaspaceflight.com

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Solar Telescope Mounted on a Rocket Detects Super-Fine Strands on the Sun


Solar Telescope Mounted on a Rocket Detects Super-Fine Strands on the Sun


Article Excerpt: "... images were captured by NASA’s High-Resolution Coronal Imager, or Hi-C mission. Hi-C is a solar telescope mounted on a sounding rocket, a sub-orbital rocket that makes brief flights into space before falling back to Earth. Hi-C captured these images...The Hi-C mission is led by principal investigator Amy Winebarger of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama"


Reference: infosurhoy.com

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Elevated to Stage 3


NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center Elevated to Stage 3


Article Excerpt: "... Marshall has been elevated to Stage 3 and is in mandatory telework status, with restricted access to the center until further notice..."


Reference: www.nasa.gov