In addition, Moog is supporting the Orion crew capsule system, providing the rocket motor nozzle control system actuation system (actuators and control avionics) for the launch abort system. Moog is also providing valves and controls for the propulsion system and environmental control systems, along with thruster valves for the attitude control system.
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JACOBS is the prime contractor for NASA’s Test and Operations Support Contract (TOSC) that provides the overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at the Kennedy Space Center.
These tasks support the International Space Station (ISS), Ground Systems Development and Operations (GSDO), the Space Launch System (SLS), Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) and Launch Services programs.
As KSC transitions to a 21st-century launch facility with multiple users, both commercial and government, TOSC is a primary player in those advanced activities. The infrastructure is designed to host many kinds of spacecraft and rockets sending people on America's future voyages into space.
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics (CE) is engaged in the development, manufacture and test of Space Launch System (SLS) new avionics. L-3 CE is working closely with ATK and Boeing supporting avionics development on the solid rocket boosters and core stage. L-3 CE provides flight critical avionics for U.S. heavy lift launch vehicles and spacecraft communications supporting the International Space Station and Mars missions.
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In 2014, the J-2X rocket engine will help deliver the Orion crew exploration vehicle to the International Space Station.
In addition to primary work assignments each center will support moon and Mars surface systems conceptual designs. Centers also support additional Constellation program and project activities.