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Orbital ATK to Launch 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission on Aug. 22

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) plans to launch its sixth International Space Station cargo resupply mission under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA by Aug. 22, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Friday Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016: NIST-Backed Cyber Council Adds New Private Sector Leader & more

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Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A White House-mandated cybersecurity organization created to combine knowledge and experience from the public and private sectors added a new leader this week whose background includes stops on both sides. …

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NASA Books SpaceX for 5 More ISS Cargo Resupply Flights; Cheryl Warner Comments

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SpaceX has been awarded five additional flights by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station under a contract signed in December 2015, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter B. de Selding writes the flights are valued at approximately $700 million total and raises to 20 the number of …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

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Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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NASA Selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX for Round 2 Space Station Resupply Contracts

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NASA has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX a second round of potential multi-billion dollar contracts to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station through 2024 in support of efforts to end U.S. reliance on Russia for access to space by 2017, agency officials said …

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NASA Astronauts Test Boeing-Built CST-100 Training Systems

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) let NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Eric Boe do a trial run of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft using company-built training devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing said Thursday these devices are equipped with CST-100’s switches and display panels to prepare the spacecraft’s four crewmen …

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Jacobs Receives $128M NASA Engineering, Science Services Contract Extension; Terence Hagen Comments

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will continue to perform engineering and science services for NASA’s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center under a one-year, $127.8 million contract modification. Jacobs said Tuesday the company started its science and engineering and technician support to MSFC on Oct. 3, 2015 and will …

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NASA Awards Boeing’s 2nd Task Order for ISS Crew Mission

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will proceed with work under NASA‘s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with the award of a second task order following design and developmental milestones for the CST-100 Starliner, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday the company will work to prepare for potential missions …

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Boeing Receives $1B ISS Engineering, Personnel Support Contract; John Elbon Comments

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a five-year, $1.18 billion contract with NASA to evaluate the International Space Station’s ability to maintain operations through 2020. Boeing will perform engineering, resources and personnel support services for the station systems, and supply hardware and software, the company said Tuesday. NASA is working …

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