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31 Jul
NASA, Small Business Administrators and U.S. Sen. Cardin to Announce Results of 2013 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard
31 Jul
NASA Solicitation: Micro-small Satellite Class Payload Launch Services - NEXT XL
31 Jul
NASA is seeking information regarding potential commercialization options for the provision of Mars telecommunications proximity link services. The focus of the Request For Information (RFI) is to explore new business models for how NASA might sustain Mars relay infrastructure, consisting of orbiters capable of providing standardized telecommunication services for rovers and landers on the martian surface, in the martian atmosphere, or in Mars orbit. NASA will use information gathered through this RFI to inform its future Mars exploration strategies.
31 Jul
NASA Ames Research Center is soliciting information about potential sources for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) missions for Hosted Payload Opportunities and Services Opportunities and Accommodations. This information is intended to be used to develop collaborative mission concepts and designs to respond to future competitive announcements (e.g. NASA Announcements of Opportunity). NASA is looking for responses from organizations that have a demonstrated capability to design, build and launch missions to Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
31 Jul
This notice is issued by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center (JSC) soliciting information about potential sources for Open Innovation Support procurement. THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY. This is not a solicitation or request for proposals and no contract or purchase order will be awarded from this notice. It is a market research tool used to determine the availability and adequacy of potential small business sources prior to determining the method of acquisition; therefore, all interested parties are encouraged to respond.
31 Jul
LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. - The SMC's ORS Office, in partnership with SMC's Space Superiority Systems Directorate and Advanced Systems and Development Directorate, is developing a new mission to answer a United States Strategic Command need for Space Situational Awareness of the geosynchronous earth orbit belt. The Defense Space Council and ORS Executive Committee approved this mission for SMC's ORS Office located at Kirtland AFB, N.M.
31 Jul
NASA will announce on Thursday, July 31, the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency’s Mars 2020 mission, a roving laboratory based on the highly successful Curiosity rover. The announcement will air live at noon EDT on NASA Television and on the agency’s website.
31 Jul
NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 5, to discuss the activities of the agency's Space Technology Mission Directorate and how technology drives exploration.
31 Jul
Wyle has been named the prime contractor on the Fully Integrated Lifecycle Mission Support Services (FILMSS) contract awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Under the terms of the contract, Wyle will provide mission support to Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif. In particular, Wyle will provide program and project management support for bioscience flight development projects on the International Space Station and collaborative science programs, as well as assist various Ames offices.
30 Jul
Ariane 5 marked a key operational milestone and set a new record on its 60th consecutive "mission accomplished," successfully orbiting the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) Georges Lemaitre and once again demonstrating Arianespace's ability to serve the European space sector.
30 Jul
After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
30 Jul
For the first time, scientists have been able to precisely measure the mass of the galaxy that contains our solar system.
30 Jul
Astronomers at the University of British Columbia have collaborated with international researchers to calculate the precise mass of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies, dispelling the notion that the two galaxies have similar masses.
30 Jul
PITTSBURGH—Does the Milky Way look fat in this picture? Has Andromeda been taking skinny selfies? It turns out the way some astrophysicists have been studying our galaxy made it appear that the Milky Way might be more massive than it's neighbor down the street, Andromeda.
30 Jul
In a first-of-its-kind arrangement for the company, Boeing [NYSE: BA] is providing a U.S. government customer with military Ka-band satellite communications service from a commercial satellite. Boeing is working with ViaSat to provide an integrated satellite service to the U.S. Government customer. The customer retains the rights to use the service on Inmarsat 5 through Sept. 30, 2015.
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