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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Launches to Bring Cargo to International Space Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has launched Tuesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station as part of its Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft …

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Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft to Launch April 18 for 7th Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — An Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft nicknamed S.S. John Glenn will launch to the International Space Station on April 18 as part of the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space agency said Wednesday an Atlas V rocket will launch S.S. John …

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AWS Tech to Support NASA Live-Stream Video From Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) will support a NASA live-stream event on April 26 using its Elemental encoding software and CloudFront content delivery network, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Variety reported Tuesday the 4K Ultra HD video feed from space will feature a panel discussion between NASA astronaut Peggy …

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Vern Saunders, Federal Network Systems VP & GM at Jacobs Technology, Added to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 20, 2017 — Vern Saunders, vice president and general manager of federal network systems at Jacobs Technology, has been included in this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in space program support. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives …

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SSL-Managed Firm Gets Recognition for NASA Robotic Servicing Mission Support; Rich White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 20, 2017 — MDA US Systems, a division of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates that Space Systems Loral manages, has received recognition for its support to a NASA robotic servicing mission in January, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. SSL said Wednesday the Johnson Space Center cited MDA US Systems’ help in …

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Rich White: SSL-Built Gimbal Equipment on NASA Raven to Help Mature Satellite Servicing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — SSL has provided a two-axis gimbal equipment for NASA‘s Raven technology that was launched in February to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the gimbal equipment is based on its Dual Access Positioning Mechanism and is designed to direct rendezvous and proximity …

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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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