NASA Selects Proposals for Student Aeronautics, Space Projects

NASA Selects Proposals for Student Aeronautics, Space Projects

In partnership with NASA’s Space Grant project and Arizona Space Grant Consortium will allow students to participate in designing, building, and flying entry-level balloon payloads.

NASA has awarded more than $39.8 million through the agency’s National Space Grant College and Fellowship Project to increase student and faculty engagement in STEM at community colleges, technical schools and universities across the nation.

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Explorers Wanted: Media Invited to Experience Artemis Astronaut Training

Explorers Wanted: Media Invited to Experience Artemis Astronaut Training

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan prepares to take a photograph while conducting a spacewalk outside the International Space Station
NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan prepares to take a photograph while conducting a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Nov. 22, 2019.
Credits: NASA

NASA is offering media a glimpse of astronaut training at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston on Tuesday, Feb. 25, before the application process opens March 2 for the next class of Artemis Generation astronauts.

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Cornwall Airport Newquay introduces Pete Downes as new Managing Director

Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth, delivering passenger numbers in excess of five million per year. Starting his career in transport with FirstGroup, Downes entered the aviation industry at Bristol Airport where he was previously Head of Aviation.

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Sikorsky Receives Second Contract to Build Presidential Helicopters

VH-92A® helicopter on the tarmac at Naval Air Station, Patuxent River. The VH-92A test aircraft have proven their production readiness by undergoing rigorous U.S. government testing and operational assessments, including more than 1,000 flight test hours establishing the aircraft’s technical maturity and readiness of its mission systems. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy.

VH-92A® test helicopters flying and validating mission capabilities

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), will build six production VH-92A® Presidential Helicopters under a contract from the U.S Navy. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Lockheed Martin and Guardtime Federal Join Forces to Thwart Software Cyber Threats

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Guardtime Federal are working together to mitigate cyber threats across Lockheed Martin Aeronautics’ software supply chain by integrating immutable digital integrity into architecture supporting research, design, development, manufacturing, integration and sustainment of its advanced products and services.

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Media Invited to Inside Look at NASA Marine Cloud Study

Media Invited to Inside Look at NASA Marine Cloud Study

Using two research aircraft based at NASA’s Langley Research Center, scientists will fly below, through and above clouds over the western North Atlantic ocean to study how clouds form, evolve and affect their surroundings.

Credits: NASA/Luke Ziemba

Media are invited to preview a NASA airborne science campaign to help improve weather and climate predictions at 9 a.m. EST Tuesday, Feb. 25, at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. The study is the second of five new major NASA airborne science studies to take to the field in 2020.

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