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March 11, 2008

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal To Provide GOES-R Spacecraft

Proposal Continues Five Decades of Partnership With NASA & NOAA

Lockheed Martin submitted its proposal Monday to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to design and build the spacecraft for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - Series R (GOES-R), the next generation geostationary environmental satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Only The Roof Is The Limit! Aero-TV Visits E-Fest! (Part 1 of 2)

One of the most amazing air displays ANN and Aero-TV has ever seen was (pretty much) run on batteries... no kidding. The growing popularity of small, electric Radio-Controlled aircraft (of ALL kinds and configurations) has given rise to an amazing event, held each Winter in Champaign, IL.

Endeavour Away!

Nighttime Launch Only Second Since Return To Flight

"Konichiwa, domo arigato and banzai!" Those were the words of STS-123 Commander Dominic Gorie, after NASA mission controllers announced everything was ready for the nighttime launch of the shuttle Endeavour... and moments ago, the orbiter rode a blazing trail through the dark Florida skies to a Thursday rendezvous with the International Space Station.

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SpaceX Signs DoD Contract For Upcoming Falcon 1 Launch

Will Send ORS Satellite On Next Flight

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) recently received a vote of confidence from the Department of Defense. SpaceX announced Monday it has signed a contract with the DoD's Operationally Responsive Space (ORS) Office to carry their first Jumpstart mission payload onboard the upcoming Falcon 1 launch.

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