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  • 19 September 2017

    UUV Aquabotix informed that the National Aeronautics Space Administration’s (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has placed an order for an unmanned underwater vehicle with Aquabotix’s wholly-owned US subsidiary Aquabotix Technology Corporation. NASA’s JPL ordered Aquabotix’s Endura 300, a 300-meter depth-rated commercial-grade remotely operated vehicle (ROV), and will be integrated with a range of specialist sensors. NASA will use the vehicle […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NASA Johnson Space Center and Deloitte have joined in a strategic partnership offering advanced risk-management services to oil and gas companies. The Space Act Agreement commencement ceremony took place Thursday, June 27. A core value of NASA is safety, which serves as a cornerstone of mission success. This collaboration will enforce NASA’s constant attention to […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    A new fiber-optic monitoring system developed through a Space Act Agreement between NASA and Astro Technology Inc. of Houston is helping to increase safety for workers and reduce the risk of leaks and spills on two oil platforms off the coast of West Africa. The technology also has potential future space exploration applications. Known as […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    OceanGate and NASA have entered into an agreement to collaborate in the development, manufacturing and testing of a new carbon fiber pressure vessel. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, will serve as the facility where the development and manufacturing of a new aerospace-grade hull is completed. This design effort is said to be […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The coastal restoration project at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia will begin this month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). BOEM’s partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to restore the shoreline at Wallops Island, which was eroded by Hurricane Sandy […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      NASA’s new Aquarius instrument has produced its first global map of the salinity of the ocean surface, providing an early glimpse of the mission’s anticipated discoveries. Aquarius, which is aboard the Aquarius/SAC-D (Satélite de Aplicaciones Científicas) observatory, is making NASA’s first space observations of ocean surface salinity variations — a key component of Earth’s […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    NASA Earth Observatory has released an image of the world’s largest offshore wind farm, the London Array, taken from space by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. The image was captured on April 28, 2013; twenty days after the wind farm became fully operational. In April last year, the London Array […]

  • 18 March 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has decided to team up with NASA with the aim to boost offshore safety on the U.S. Continental Shelf. BSEE says the five-year agreement would allow it to “capitalize on the best risk management approaches from the aeronautics industry to inform stakeholders and further strengthen worker and environmental […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Statoil and the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA) have formed a partnership to explore how technologies and knowledge from the space and oil and gas industries can be relevant to one another. Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An international crew of aquanauts is settling into its home on the ocean floor, where the team will spend 12 days testing concepts for a potential asteroid mission. The expedition is the 16th excursion of the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO). The crew of four began its mission in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    An international astronaut crew may be ready to voyage to the bottom of the sea on a simulated trip to an asteroid, but Mother Nature – it seems – is not. The crew’s planned splashdown on Oct. 17 has been delayed to later this week due to stormy weather at the Florida dive site, NASA […]

  • 22 February 2013

    The Apprentice School gymnasium at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division yesterday started its transformation into an engineering test site for building boats and lunar landers. The transformation will continue today. Using materials such as duct tape and marshmallows, NNS, in partnership with NASA Langley Research Center and the Peninsula Engineering Council (PEC), […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Astronauts and oil field workers will share a training facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston thanks to a new agreement that takes advantage of excess capacity at the agency’s underwater training pool. Raytheon Technical Services Co. of Dulles, Va., NASA’s contractor for operations at the Sonny Carter Training Facility Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Building on a 38-year history of manufacturing external tanks for NASA’s Space Shuttle program, Lockheed Martin is producing LNG storage tanks. Lockheed Martin is under contract to produce cryogenic LNG storage tanks for Wartsila, a Finnish power solution provider and Harvey Gulf International Marine, a marine transportation company. “There is a growing need for storing […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign is gathering data that will help scientists both to understand how the oceans are joining with the atmosphere in melting the vast ice sheet and to predict the extent and timing of the resulting sea level rise. This summer, a refitted fishing boat is mapping the seafloor around […]

  • 19 June 2015

    NASA participated for the first time in Norway’s annual oil spill cleanup exercise in the North Sea from June 8 to June 11, 2015.  Scientists flew a specialized NASA airborne instrument called the Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) on NASA’s C-20A piloted research aircraft to monitor a controlled release of oil into the […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Climate Data Initiative launch at the White House Wednesday, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan announced the inclusion of a new challenge focused on coastal flooding, developed by NASA and NOAA, and based on federal cross-agency data. The Coastal Inundation in Your Community challenge is one of four climate-related challenges using data provided by […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil and NASA have formed an agreement to explore a wide range of technologies to assist Statoil in the search for oil and gas exploration and production efforts, which are increasingly moving into frontier regions. The contract with NASA is effectuated at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) at Pasadena, California, which is managed by the California […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

        An international crew of astronauts will venture into the Atlantic Ocean on Oct. 17 to test innovative solutions to engineering challenges during a crewed mission to an asteroid. NASA astronaut and former International Space Station crew member Shannon Walker will lead the 15th expedition of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO), a13-day undersea […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      Chevron Corporation and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) announced today the formation of an alliance to develop a range of technologies to improve the production and recovery of oil and natural gas resources. The alliance’s initial focus is to develop a wide range of technologies—including power transmission, signal processing and electrical actuation—for application in […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    NASA has embarked on a coordinated ship and aircraft observation campaign off the Atlantic coast of the United States, an effort to advance space-based capabilities for monitoring microscopic plants that form the base of the marine food chain.   Phytoplankton, tiny ocean plants that absorb carbon dioxide and deliver oxygen to Earth’s atmosphere, play a […]

  • 10 August 2010

    NASA has selected the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) in Norfolk, Va., for the Launch Facilities Protection Project at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The total contract value is not to exceed $49.5 million. The period of performance is five years. The USACE provides an array of services that will […]