Orion Spacecraft

Secondary Offering Sinks Orion Engineered Carbons SA's Stock

The Carbon Black supplier won’t receive a penny in the deal.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of <b>Orion Engineered Carbons</b> (NYSE:OEC) sold off on Thursday morning, …

Investing

ORION cycling navigation device sits neatly between your handlebars

ORION cycling navigation device sits neatly between your handlebars<p>industrial product designer clement dauchy has designed the ORION cycling …

Cycling

NASA successfully tests parachutes on Orion spacecraft

A great deal of our future in space is going to rely upon private space firms, but NASA isn’t sitting on the sidelines when it comes to human …

Space Travel

Orion Ubuntu Laptop Review: The Powerful MacBook Pro Alternative

The choice of a new laptop for many consumers is still seen as the head-to-head comparison of Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Apple’s macOS. The third option of moving to a Linux-powered machine has always been a much trickier prospect. A dizzying range of Linux “flavors” coupled with the mysteries of …

Laptops

NASA Records SLS Engine Test Using 360-Degree Cameras

NASA Records SLS Engine Test Using 360-Degree Cameras<p>Watch the engine that could transport astronauts to Mars being test fired.<p>NASA's next advanced …

Space Travel

NASA moving ahead with plans for cislunar human outpost

GREENBELT, Md. — Despite uncertainty about potential policy changes, NASA is pressing ahead with plans for a cislunar “gateway” outpost for future …

Space Travel

China Developing Advanced Spaceship That Can Land on the Moon - Bloomberg

Beijing (AP) -- China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of both flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on the moon, according to state …

Space Travel

The Wonderfully Nerdy Shoes of Orion's Originals

These sweet Star Wars shoes might not match, but they go together perfectly. That's because they were designed and assembled by one-of-a-kind Etsy …

Shoes

NASA Orion Capsule Parachutes Down After Abort Sequence Simulation | Video

On March 8, 2017, the capsule at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. It was dropped from a C-17 aircraft flying at an altitude of 25,000 …

NASA

This Is Why You Never See UPS Drivers Turning Left

When figuring how to get from point A to B, you probably just pick the fastest route with the shortest distance. UPS, though, has its own system, and …

United Parcel Service

Kennedy Space Center

The first integrated piece of flight hardware for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket, the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage, or ICPS, arrived March 8 …

Space Travel

NASA is About to Test Orion's Lit AF Triple Parachute

On Wednesday, NASA’s Orion spacecraft is going skydiving. Or a dummy version of it is, at least. The space agency plans to drop what’s effectively a …

Space Travel

NASA to Test Orion Space Capsule Parachute

The NASA spacecraft that could one day help ferry humans to Mars is scheduled to undergo a parachute test tomorrow (March 8).<p>The Orion spacecraft can …

Space Travel

A mysterious medical condition gets a name — and a genetic link to deafness

He loves dancing to songs, such as Michael Jackson’s "Beat It" and the "Macarena," but he can't listen to music in the usual way. He laughs whenever someone takes his picture with a camera flash, which is the only intensity of light he can perceive. He loves trying to balance himself, but his legs …

Autism

Plans for the first spaceport are close to finalization

NASA’s goal of sending humans to Mars by the 2030s faces many challenges. Now, if all goes well, the American space agency is poised to take one of …

Space

What's Really Changed—and What Hasn’t—About Getting Humans to the Moon

Earlier this month, NASA quietly announced that it would "assess the feasibility of adding a crew to Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated …

Space Travel

PE-backed MetaSource acquires Orion

<b>MetaSource</b>, a portfolio company of <b>LaSalle Capital</b>, has acquired Dallas-based <b>Orion Financial Group</b>, a provider of real estate document recording …

Investing

Image: Orion spacecraft progresses with installation of module to test propulsion systems

On Feb. 22, engineers successfully installed ESA's European Service Module Propulsion Qualification Module (PQM) at NASA's White Sands Test Facility …

Space Travel

Stop phone scammers in their tracks with FONES, an anti-robocalling solution

Why it matters to you<p>Annoying robocallers may be persistent, but First Orion's technology is advanced enough to stop them in their tracks.<p>There’s …

Net Neutrality

NASA's next Orion flight could be manned

NASA may get back into manned spaceflight sooner than thought. At the direction of NASA Acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot, a study is being …

Space Travel

NASA weighing risk of adding crew to megarocket's first flight

NASA is weighing the risk of adding astronauts to the first flight of its new megarocket, designed to eventually send crews to Mars.<p>The space …

Space Travel

NASA officials discuss Trump’s push for first-term moon mission

NASA generally proceeds slowly and incrementally — especially when human beings are blasted into space. But President Trump apparently wants to do something bold with the space program, and his team has asked NASA to consider speeding up a long-planned moon mission.<p>So NASA has launched a …

Space Travel

NASA Authorization Bill Calls for Orion-to-ISS Study

WASHINGTON — A NASA authorization bill passed by the Senate Feb. 17 would require NASA to reexamine the feasibility of using the Orion spacecraft to …

Space Travel

NASA measuring risks and “significant” cost of crew on maiden SLS launch

A feasibility study of putting two astronauts on EM-1 should be complete in a month.<p>Earlier this month, NASA disclosed that the White House asked the …

Space Travel

Orion Spacecraft Progress Continues With Installation of Test Module

On Feb. 22, engineers successfully installed ESA’s European Service Module Propulsion Qualification Module (PQM) at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility …

Space

Orion Energy Systems: The Market Is Sleeping On Rapid Growth And Imminent Profitability

Orion reported another great quarter on Wednesday morning with YoY revenue growth of 23%.<p>The LED segment now represents 82% of company revenues and …

Investing

NASA May Send Astronauts Around The Moon On The First Test Flight Of Its New Spacecraft

NASA is considering launching a living, human crew on the first integrated flight of the new Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft currently …

Space Travel

NASA authorization bill calls for Orion ISS study

WASHINGTON — A NASA authorization bill passed by the Senate Feb. 17 would require NASA to reexamine the feasibility of using the Orion spacecraft to …

NASA

NASA Is Planning to Send a Human Crew on the First Launch of Its Most Powerful Rocket Ever

We're headed back to deep space.<p>NASA is investigating the possibility of putting astronauts on the first launch of its most powerful rocket ever – …

Space Travel

NASA wants to send humans aboard the first SLS flight

The first Space Launch System flight scheduled for 2018 was supposed to be unmanned, designed to test the new rocket and its companion Orion capsule. But now NASA has grander plans for its maiden flight: acting administrator Robert M. Lightfoot Jr. has announced that the agency is considering …

Space Travel