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NASA Surveys Industry for Atmospheric Monitoring CubeSat That Will Push the Bounds of SWaP in Spacecraft

HAMPTON, VA – U.S. space researchers are surveying industry for companies able to build a small constellation of orbiting CubeSat satellites, each about the size of a shoebox, to monitor aerosols, ozone, and other components of the Earth”s atmosphere. Officials of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, issued

Industry Team Takes First Place in ThunderDrone Competition

A team of four companies recently achieved victory in a contest organized by Special Operations Command to explore ways to counter enemy unmanned aerial systems. Adversaries such as ISIS have been employing the technology extensively on the battlefield, raising alarm bells among Pentagon officials. For the past six months, SOCOM and other government partners have

Advancing Squad-Level Mobility

U.S. Army Program Executive Office Combat Systems and Combat Service Support (PEO CS&CSS) is leveraging Other Transactional Authority (OTA), technical demonstrations, and Soldier feedback to speed acquisition of the Army’s new Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) robotic ‘mule.’ As power and equipment demands continue to increase Soldiers’ logistical burdens, the U.S. Army is working with