CAPSTONE Is On Its Way to the Moon; Leading the Way for NASA’s Artemis Missions

CAPSTONE Is On Its Way to the Moon; Leading the Way for NASA’s Artemis Missions

Breakthrough Technology “Lighthouse” Allows Spacecraft to Communicate and Find Lunar Location in Ways Never Done Before in Space Exploration; Marks first Commercial & Privately Owned Spacecraft to Moon

Westminster, CO (June 28, 2022) Advanced Space LLC., a leading space tech solutions company with breakthrough navigational technology, today announced that its CAPSTONE  spacecraft has been launched toward the Moon by Rocket Lab USA Inc. for NASA on June 28, 2022.  The CAPSTONE mission will gather operational data ahead of the Artemis program that will land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon.  This milestone supports the first launch for NASA’s Artemis program and the first commercial and privately owned satellite to operate at the Moon. (more…)

Main Engine Cutoff podcast hosts episode with Advanced Space about CAPSTONE™

Main Engine Cutoff podcast hosts episode with Advanced Space about CAPSTONE™

Brad Cheetham, our co-founder, CEO, and President of Advanced Space joins Anthony Colangelo of Main Engine Cutoff to talk about our upcoming CAPSTONE mission. They talk about how the mission came to be, what it’s been like working with NASA and the other partners on the mission, and then dive into the nerdy details of the trajectory it’s flying to the moon, the orbits it will operate in, how its autonomous positioning system works, and how it might be used in the future.

Advanced Space, U.S. Air Force Sign Cooperative Agreement to Collaborate on Cislunar Activities

Westminster, CO (January 2022) Advanced Space LLC., a leading space solutions company, has entered into a Cooperative Research And Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Space Vehicles Directorate, and the Spacecraft Technology Division to share data collected from cislunar space through the CAPSTONE mission.

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Sci-Tech Forum 2022

Sci-Tech Forum 2022

A few of our team members are attending the Sci-Tech Forum this week both physically and virtually. We invite you to listen to their work being presented, which demonstrates great collaboration and support from the NASA Gateway Program. Enter into discussion and learn ways we may support your needs. We look forward to connecting with you.

Paper presented by our Astrodynamics and Navigation Engineer, Connor Ott
 Session: SFM-04, Orbit Determination and Space Surveillance Tracking
 Session Room Name: Coronado B
 Presentation Title: Range Biases, Measurement Noise, and Perilune Accuracy in Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit Navigation
 Tuesday, January 4, 14:00 – 15:40 PST (In-Person)

Paper presented by our Astrodynamics Engineer and Mission Design Lead, Ethan Kayser
 Session: SFM-06, Trajectory Design and Optimization I
 Paper Title: Navigation and Mission Design for Low-Thrust Insertion into Near Rectilinear Halo Orbits
 Tuesday, January 4, 16:00 – 17:15 PST (Virtually)

Paper presented by our Astrodynamics and Navigation Engineer, Michael Thompson
 Session: SFM-17, Trajectory Design and Optimization VII
 Session Room Name: Cortez Hill C
 Presentation Title: An Analysis of Downstream Uncertainty in NHRO Stationkeeping Strategies
 Thursday, January 6, 14:00 – 15:40 PST (In-Person)

Inflection Space Strategies Aids Advanced Space With Enhanced National Security Solutions

Westminster, CO (December 13, 2021) Advanced Space LLC., a leading space solutions company, Delivering Innovation to Orbit™, is excited to announce their partnership with Michael Dickey of Inflection Space Strategies. Inflection Space Strategies focuses on national security and U.S. space competitiveness in the 21st century. Michael Dickey, President of Inflection Strategies, has twice been in public service, including a uniformed career Air Force officer and civilian senior executive during the stand-up of the United States Space Force. Mr. Dickey will work with Advanced Space to architect solutions to better meet the needs of national security customers.

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