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VIDEO REPORT: Update on NASA’s Orion Program

Supported by team members across the nation, the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company in Colorado is leading the development effort as NASA’s prime contractor for the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle. Image credit: NASA SOURCE: NASA – A NASA-Industry Team Effort.

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The first “cruise” flight of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration aircraft

The first “cruise” flight (first official flight test was in February 2011) of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration aircraft. During this flight, conducted Sept. 30, 2011 flight, the aircraft’s landing gear was raised and lowered for … Continue reading

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TEST FLIGHT #2 a SUCCESS for DARPA’s Falcon HTV-2

DARPA HYPERSONIC VEHICLE SPLASH DOWN CONFIRMED Engineering changes from initial test flight believed to be effective Defense Advanced Research Projects AgencyThe Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)was established in 1958 to prevent strategic surprise from negatively impacting U.S. national security and create … Continue reading

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