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NORTHROP GRUMMAN’S CYGNUS SPACECRAFT SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES RENDEZVOUS AND BERTHING WITH INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Northrop Grumman Corporation today announced that the “S.S. Roger Chaffee” Cygnus spacecraft successfully completed its rendezvous and berthing maneuvers with the International Space Station earlier this morning. The mission marks the company’s 11th successful berthing with the orbiting laboratory. Cygnus launched aboard a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket on April 17, 2019 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional […]

LOCKHEED MARTIN SOLICITS IDEAS FOR COMMERCIAL PAYLOADS ON ORION SPACECRAFT

Today, at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Bremen, Germany, Lockheed Martin announced it is studying interest in flying commercial payloads aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft. The market analysis is the first step toward the company’s vision of bringing commercial opportunities to deep space and fostering a thriving commercial marketplace beyond low-Earth orbit. Lockheed Martin is […]

SPACEVR SIGNS LAUNCH CONTRACT WITH NANORACKS

SpaceVR, a platform for creating cinematic, live, virtual space tourism, announced early this month that it has signed a launch agreement with NanoRacks LLC to send Overview 1, the world’s first virtual reality camera satellite, into space. Overview 1 will be delivered to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX CRS-12 Mission. The satellite will […]

NANORACKS TO LAUNCH SECOND GENERATION PLATE READER TO ISS

NanoRacks, LLC, a leading provider of commercial pathway solutions aboard the International Space Station, is launching the NanoRacks Plate Reader-2 to the International Space Station. In May 2011, NanoRacks launched the first-ever microplate reader in space providing researchers the ability to conduct microplate reader experiments in microgravity for the first time. The NanoRacks Plate Reader-2 […]

NANORACKS SUPPORTS PAYLOAD INTEGRATION ON NEW SHEPARD SPACE VEHICLE

NanoRacks has successfully manifested and integrated the Company’s first payload on a Blue Origin flight – the fourth launch and landing of the same New Shepard space vehicle on June 19, 2016. The NanoRacks team is excited about this key milestone, and looks forward to bringing the same customer diversity we enjoy on the International […]

SPACEVR WANTS TO BRING AN ASTRONAUT’S PERSPECTIVE TO EARTH

SpaceVR, a company with the goal to be the world’s first virtual reality platform to share 360-degree content from the International Space Station (ISS), has relaunched its Kickstarter campaign. The project encourages backers to become astronauts by helping to fund Overview One, SpaceVR’s high-definition virtual reality camera that will be placed on the ISS’s cupola, […]

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