New Shepard Mission NS-17 Launches NASA Payload

August 26th, 2021: Blue Origin’s most recent New Shepard rocket launch, NS-17, had numerous scientific and research payloads aboard. Eleven of these payloads are NASA-supported, but one payload in particular had Odyssey Space Research support as well. The Deorbit, Descent, and Landing [...]

By |2021-10-07T09:46:07-05:00August 26th, 2021|Projects|

Odyssey-Supported Payload Flies on Blue Origin’s New Shepard Rocket

On October 13, Blue Origin's New Shepard vehicle took off from the company's West Texas launch site. The launch prominently featured a payload from NASA's Safe and Precise Landing - Integrated Capabilities Evolution (SPLICE) project to test lunar landing technologies. Since SPLICE [...]

By |2021-08-12T09:13:41-05:00October 26th, 2020|Projects|

Completed Tests bring Commercial Crew Closer to the Finish Line

January 27, 2020: With the first launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner on December 20th, 2019 and SpaceX’s In-flight Abort Test of its Crewed Dragon capsule two significant milestones have been passed on the road to launching American astronauts from US soil to the ISS.  [...]

By |2020-11-14T14:26:10-06:00January 27th, 2020|Projects|

COMPASS Simulation Certified for AA-2

October 23, 2018: The Core Operations, Mission Planning, and Analysis Spacecraft Simulation (COMPASS), a joint development effort between JSC and JPL and supported by Odyssey Space Research, has recently passed an Operational Readiness Review for AA-2. The software will be used by [...]

By |2019-03-29T14:40:04-05:00October 23rd, 2018|Company, Projects|

Odyssey Contributes to Successful Orion EFT-1 Mission

December 5, 2014: The Lockheed Martin Orion spacecraft has completed its first test flight, known as Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1). Orion was launched atop a United Launch Alliance Delta-4 Heavy on a trajectory that took it approximately 3600 miles above the [...]

By |2020-11-14T14:45:32-06:00December 5th, 2014|Orion, Projects|
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