NASA’s Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP), the first twin-spacecraft mission designed to explore our planet’s radiation belts, launched into the predawn skies at 4:05 a.m. EDT today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Continue reading here.
Orbital Sciences Corporation Awards GS Yuasa Lithium Power Follow-on Order for Additional Cygnus Satellite Batteries
Roswell, GA – GS Yuasa Lithium Power, Inc. (GYLP) announced today that it has been awarded a follow-on order by Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) to deliver batteries to be used aboard the Cygnus™ cargo logistics spacecraft supporting NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) program for the International Space Station. The
JR Freight’s First Mass-produced Hybrid Locomotive with GS Yuasa’s Industrial-use Lithium-ion Battery
GS Yuasa Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 6674) announced today that its industrial-use lithium-ion battery module has been installed in Japan Freight Railway Company’s (“JR Freight”) first mass-produced hybrid shunting locomotive, which was launched from the Tokyo Freight Terminal Station in February 2012. Prior to mass production, JR Freight tested GS