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NASA Targets March 19 Launch Date for Orbital ATK’s 7th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — NASA looks to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft on March 19 for the company’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Friday the spacecraft will be launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket …

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Orbital ATK’s Next Cygnus ISS Cargo Mission to Launch in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — NASA has scheduled the launch of Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft for the next International Space Station cargo mission on March 16 after the company delivered the vehicle’s pressurized cargo module, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The module will undergo processing and assembly at the space agency’s …

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Boeing, SpaceX Secure Additional Crewed Missions Under NASA’s Commercial Space Transport Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX have secured four additional missions each to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. NASA said Wednesday that Boeing and SpaceX each have six orders for crewed missions now under the companies’ respective Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts with the space agency. …

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Orbital ATK to Hold STEM Education Program for High School Students

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will host a three-day program on space exploration in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Higher Orbits’s Go For Launch! event will will be held at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters …

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Weekly Roundup December 12 – December 16, 2016: Impending Moves for Boeing Defense, Mark Sopp & more

December 12 – December 16, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week reminded us that change is always a constant in the government contracting arena as we learned of an impending relocation by a large defense contractor and the …

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Boeing to Move Defense Segment HQ from St. Louis to Washington DC Region

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will shift the headquarters of its $31 billion defense segment from the St. Louis metropolitan region to the Washington, D.C. area effective Jan. 3, 2017 for top executives to gain closer proximity with government customers, a company spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Close to a dozen senior executives including Boeing Defense, …

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NASA to Launch Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft From Florida Launch Site

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — NASA is set to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in spring 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The spacecraft will be used for the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, Daily Press reported …

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

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

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

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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