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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


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


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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Wyle Laboratories Lands $1.44B Biomedical Research, Health Support Contract With NASA

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Wyle Laboratories has been awarded a potential 10-year, $1.44 billion contract to provide occupational health and biomedical research services for all spaceflight platforms at NASA’s Houston-based Johnson Space Center. NASA said Wednesday the contract covers support for the space agency’s human health and performance directorate at Johnson, which oversees health …

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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order


NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract. The agency said Thursday that Boeing has completed an integrated critical design review of its …

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John Shannon Appointed Boeing Space Launch System VP, Program Manager

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John Shannon, formerly Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) International Space Station program manager, has been named vice president and program manager for the company’s space launch system. He succeeds retiring Virginia Barnes, Boeing said Thursday. Shannon previously served as deputy associate administrator for NASA’s exploration planning in the human exploration and operations …

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