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Moog Dublin Announces “SoftRide” Technology Transfer Program for Enhanced Spacecraft Protection during Launch18 February 2015
Moog’s Dublin facility, part of the Moog Inc. Space and Defense Group, announced today the commencement of a European Space Agency (ESA) technology transfer program to protect spacecraft by reducing harsh vibration experienced during launches. The program will make Moog Dublin the European supplier of Moog’s patented SoftRide, a vibration control technology that has already provided launch load alleviation for 34 satellites. Moog Dublin will provide end-to-end engineering support for all phases of SoftRide; from concept development, design, and qualification, to launch support.
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite that launched today from Cape Canaveral, F.L., atop a Falcon 9 launch vehicle. DSCOVR is a partnership between NOAA, NASA and the U.S. Air Force to provide a rapid advance warning to utility companies and satellite operators when solar flares approach Earth.
Moog Supports ULA Delta II Launch with NASA Spacecraft for Enhanced Understanding of Weather and Climate31 January 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided propulsion control to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s (JPL) Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) spacecraft that launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carried aloft by a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. SMAP will use a combined radiometer and high-resolution radar to measure surface soil moisture and freeze-thaw state, providing for scientific advances and societal benefits with a further understanding of weather and climate.
East Aurora, NY – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) today announced first quarter sales of $631 million, down 2% from a year ago, the result of negative foreign currency effects. Net earnings of $35 million increased by 10% and earnings per share of $.86 were 23% higher, in part the result of the Company’s on-going share repurchase program.
The Industrial Group has developed a 3-channel electro-mechanical test system to simulate loads on the seatback and benches of vehicles. The system has been installed at a car seat manufacturer in Asia that manufactures complete seating systems and interior components for automotive and transport companies.
Moog Supports Propulsion for Lockheed Martin MUOS-3 Satellite and Engine Control for United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch21 January 2015
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported Lockheed Martin and United Launch Alliance (ULA) on both the U.S. Navy’s third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-3) satellite and the Atlas V launch vehicle that launched it today, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. MUOS-3 is part of a planned five-satellite constellation, operated by PMW 146, the Navy’s Communications Satellite Program Office, as a next-generation secure, tactical satellite communications system designed to vastly improve communications for U.S. forces on the move around the globe.
Moog’s Miniature Servo Valves Control the New Quadruped Robot of the Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia (IIT)12 January 2015
A team of researchers from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), based in Genova, selected Moog Industrial Group, a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision control components and systems, to provide a miniature servo valve to optimize control of the legs of a new quadruped robot. The robot called HyQ or Hydraulically actuated Quadruped was created to help humans in emergency situations and during search and rescue operations in dangerous areas.
Moog and Lufthansa Technik announce that Lufthansa Technik will be an authorized service provider for Moog products on the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft.
East Aurora, NY, USA: The Composite Material Laboratory at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences in Delft, the Netherlands, has selected a Moog Portable Test Controller to be used for single-axis testing of composite materials such as fiber-reinforced polymers. This lab is used for research, education and commercial projects related to testing composite materials.
East Aurora, NY – Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) will broadcast the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 9:15 am ET, live over the Internet. John Scannell, Chairman and CEO, will host the meeting.
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group supported United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V 541 launch vehicle, carrying a classified spacecraft payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) yesterday. The rocket launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided mission critical hardware to Lockheed Martin and UTC Aerospace Systems for Orion’s Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) that took place today from Cape Canaveral, Florida. EFT-1 will provide engineers with data about systems critical to crew safety, and will validate designs of the spacecraft before it begins carrying humans to new destinations in deep space.
Moog Australia Pty Ltd., a wholly owned Australian subsidiary of Moog Inc., the global designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems, celebrates the 35th anniversary of its establishment on November 7th 1979 and relocation to a new facility.
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) Space and Defense Group provided critical hardware to the Hayabusa-2 satellite and H-IIA rocket that launched on Dec. 3 at 1:22:04 p.m. (JST) from Tanegashima, Japan. The launch vehicle and spacecraft RCS Thrusters were built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI). The Electric Propulsion (EP) System was built by MHI and NEC Corporation (NEC), and the spacecraft was built by NEC in Japan. The Hayabusa-2 mission is JAXA’s follow-on to Hayabusa to perform a robotic sample return from an asteroid and bring it back to Earth. The Hayabusa mission launched in 2003 and returned to Earth in 2010 with a sample from a small asteroid near Earth named “25143 Itokawa”.
Moog Inc. announced today that its Aircraft Group had been selected by Gulfstream Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, as the supplier of the high lift system and the pilot directional control system for the Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets.