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Space Test Program Standard Interface Vehicle lessons learned
In April 2006 the Space Development and Test Wing (SDTW) awarded the Space Test Program Standard Interface Vehicle (STP-SIV) contract to Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. The goal of thisExpand
STP-SIV and ORS ISET spacecraft-to-payload interface standards
Spacecraft standards can enable dramatic reduction in the cost, schedule, and risk of spaceflight. After the first build of a standard spacecraft the non-recurring engineering is complete whichExpand
Flight test evaluation of the Stanford University/United Airlines differential GPS Category 3 automatic landing system
Test flights were conducted to evaluate the capability of Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) to provide the accuracy and integrity required for International Civil Aviation OrganizationExpand
STP-SIV: Lessons learned through the first two Standard Interface Vehicles
Spacecraft standards can enable dramatic reduction in the cost, schedule, and risk of spaceflight. The Space Development & Test Directorate (SD) of the USAF Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC)Expand
NextSat on-orbit experiences
The NextSat spacecraft was designed and built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. as part of the DARPA-funded Orbital Express mission. Orbital Express, launched in March of 2007, was a highlyExpand