Following two Artemis test missions, Artemis III, currently planned for 2025, will mark humanity’s first return to the lunar surface in more than 50 years. NASA will make history by sending the first humans to explore the region near the lunar South Pole.
Category: Aerospace & Defense
L3Harris Completes Link 16 Acquisition
L3HarrisTech closed its acquisition of Viasat Inc.’s tactical data links product line. The acquisition of Link 16 will allow L3Harris to expand resilient communication and networking capabilities to a larger user base across multiple domains.
Momentus Launches Vigoride Orbital Service Vehicle
The Vigoride OSV is designed to support a range of transportation and in-space infrastructure services. A key part of the Vigoride spacecraft is the Microwave Electrothermal Thruster (MET) that is designed to use water as a propellant.
Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Finalize Agreement
Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Finalize Lot 15-17 Agreement, Capping a Year of International Growth. F-35 Fleet Now at 894 Aircraft After 141 Deliveries in 2022.
General Dynamics Electric Boat Gets $5.1 Billion Order for Columbia-Class Submarines
At 560 feet long with a displacement of nearly 21,000 tons, the Columbia-class submarines will be the largest ever built by the United States.
Researchers Create Lunar Regolith Bricks That Could Be Used to Construct Artemis Base Camp
NASA aims to build an Artemis base camp that includes a modern lunar cabin, rover and mobile home. This fixed habitat could potentially be constructed with bricks made of lunar regolith and saltwater.
L3Harris to Acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne
The L3Harris acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne will provide enhanced business operations, continued innovation and ensure continued delivery of these essential capabilities for the Department of Defense.
Collins Aerospace to Develop New Space Station Spacesuits
Collins Aerospace was recently chosen by NASA for the prestigious honor of outfitting future generations of astronauts.
The Exp 68 crew prepared for a spacewalk after the ISS boosted its orbit.
The Exp 68 crew studied life science and prepared for a Saturday spacewalk after the station boosted its orbit.
Virgin Galactic Selects Primary Suppliers for its Delta Class Spaceships
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. recently announced that it has reached agreement with Bell Textron Inc. (“Bell”) and Qarbon Aerospace to manufacture key subassemblies for the