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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Completes 6th Cargo Delivery Mission to ISS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has completed its sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s OA-5 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The mission marked the company’s return to flight operations at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as well as …

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Orbital ATK’s Unmanned Cargo Ship Begins Secondary Missions in Space

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft that has left the International Space Station will facilitate meteorological and fire experiments as part of the unmanned cargo ship’s secondary missions in space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Orbital ATK said Monday its S.S. Alan Poindexter spacecraft will launch CubeSats into orbit with a deployer system to …

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Jacobs Lands $246M NASA Contract Modification for Marshall Center Science, Engineering Services

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential 10-month, $246.5 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering, science and technical support for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The modification seeks to exercise an option in the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract and represents a $150 …

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October 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, Posts 4th Straight Weekly Loss

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held lower Friday as large-cap primes fell to offset a jump by Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) on that company’s in-line third quarter earnings as the GCI ended at its fourth straight weekly loss. GovCon Index laggers outnumbered advancers 2-to-1 in Friday trade and Honeywell was the GCI’s lone S&P 500-listed stock of …

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Weekly Roundup October 17 – October 21, 2016: 3Q Financial Season Not Just Earnings & more

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October 17 – October 21, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Another third quarter earnings reporting season is now underway for many large blue chip companies including some in the government contracting arena but that is merely one of many …

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Boeing Gets 1st Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivery of Starliner Propulsion Hardware

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received the first set of propulsion system hardware for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft from Aerojet Rocketdyne, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday the delivery includes the low-pressure port and starboard manifold assemblies. The propulsion system will work to provide launch-abort function …

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Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more

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October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 13 Launch for Latest Cygnus Delivery to ISS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft will launch Oct. 13 to transport 5,100 pounds of supplies and research to the International Space Station as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said in a blog post …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 9-13 Launch Window for 6th Cargo Resupply Mission

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and NASA are considering the window between Oct. 9 and 13 to launch the sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday an Orbital ATK Antares rocket …

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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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