In an article released yesterday, January 17th 2017, the U.S. Air Force is using guided precision aerial delivery systems (GPADS) to deliver goods from ammunition to vehicles into unsafe warzones, in this case, Syria. “Today, the bundles are guided onto landing zones using GPS technology and steerable parachutes. ” We’ll get it within 10 or […]
Airborne Systems’ work on the NASA Orion CPAS program leads the way for other commercial spacecraft providers and makes significant contributions to the success of the emerging commercial space industry. Read the full story about our work with NASA here!
On October 5th, 2016, Blue Origin successfully tested the in-flight escape system of the New Shepard Crew Capsule. At 16,053 ft, the crew capsule separated from the launch booster and fired its escape motor. The crew capsule then deployed the Airborne Systems parachute landing system and descended to a gentle landing on the desert landing […]