NASA Testing Capsule Recovery with USS John P Murtha

Sailors assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Expeditionary Support Unit (ESU) One, and NASA personnel recover a boilerplate test article (BTA) launch aboard USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) during NASA Underway Recovery Test Nine (URT-9), November 6th. This marks the ninth U.S. Navy underway recovery test in support of…

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Navy and Army Demonstrate Hypersonic Technologies

The Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) and the Army Hypersonic Program Office (AHPO) successfully conducted a High Operational Tempo for Hypersonic flight campaign October 20, 2021. This flight campaign was executed by Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Wallops Flight Facility. This test will be used to inform the development of the Navy’s Conventional…

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Ice Melt Accelerates Regional Freshwater Depletion

June 2, 2020 – A small glacier in the Arctic region of Norwegian archipelago Svalbard, as photographed by NASA’s Airborne Tropical Tropopause Experiment (ATTREX). This is one of the seven regions where ice loss is accelerating, causing the depletion of freshwater resources. Seven of the regions that dominate global ice mass losses are melting at an accelerated rate, a new…

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