NASA to Award MultiBillion USD Spacecraft Development Contract Soon - NASA is trying to reduce its dependence on Russia's Soyuz rocket and is turning to the U.S. private sector for help. I wonder if Sierra Nevada will include its Pale Ale to
https://flic.kr/p/NVa1tG | KSC-20161116-PH-JBS01_0026 | Inside the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Lockheed Martin technicians attach lines from a crane to the Orion crew module structural test article (STA). The STA arrived aboard NASA's Super Guppy aircraft at the Shuttle Landing Facility operated by Space Florida. The test article will be lifted out of its container and moved to a test tool called the birdcage for further…
The upper dome of the Boeing CST-100 Structural Test Article awaits testing inside the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility, or C3PF, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The test article will serve as a pathfinder for assembling and processing operational CST-100 spacecraft inside the revitalized facility, which for 20 years served as a shuttle processing hangar. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett NASA image use policy.
The structural test article of the European service module for Orion is being assembled at Airbus Defence and Space. Airbus is building the module, which will supply the spacecraft’s power, in-space propulsion and air and water for the crew, on behalf of ESA (European Space Agency) for Orion. The STA is being transported to Glenn Research Center's Plum Brook station for testing.