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RED-Data2’s Activated and Installed on Cygnus in Prep for Reentry Mission

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ATLANTA, GA, June 3, 2017 – US Astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson have successfully activated and installed Terminal Velocity Aerospace’s (TVA) three RED-Data2 flight units into the S.S. John Glenn Cygnus spacecraft in preparation for their reentry research mission. Operations aboard the International Space Station began at approximately 3:30 AM EDT and were supported […]

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Three TVA RED-Data2 Spacecraft Launched to International Space Station on OA-7

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ATLANTA, GA, April 19, 2017 – The first RED-Data2 spacecraft of Atlanta-based Terminal Velocity Aerospace (TVA) have been successfully launched to the International Space Station (ISS) to begin an approximately 100-day mission in space. The three small spacecraft lifted off yesterday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard the Cygnus cargo vessel S.S. John Glenn, […]

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TVA Performs High-altitude Drop Test of Small Payload Return Capsule

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ATLANTA, GA, June 30, 2015 –Last week, Terminal Velocity Aerospace (TVA) performed a high-altitude drop test of a prototype small payload return capsule to demonstrate mission enabling technologies including low-cost communications and electronics systems. The capsule was released from a carrier balloon at over 100,000 feet and descended along a trajectory equivalent to that of […]