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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Nov. 10 Liftoff for 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled a Nov. 10 launch for a Cygnus spacecraft that will carry scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s eighth cargo resupply mission for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency …

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Leidos Gets $159M NASA Space Cargo Handling Contract

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has received a potential $159 million contract from NASA to pack pressurised cargo for delivery to and from the International Space Station. Houston-based Leidos Innovations Corp. will provide NASA engineering sustainment services for transport hardware, flight crew equipment, simple payload facilities, payload support items and ancillary …

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NASA Picks 16 Firms for Potential $500M Space Station Research, Engineering IDIQ

NASA has awarded 16 companies positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million to provide research and engineering products and services to the International Space Station. The Research, Engineering, and Mission Integration Services program covers spaceflight and ground technology platforms; sustaining engineering; payload facility; research mission integration; and operations services, NASA said Thursday. …

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HPE Tech to Support 1-Year NASA Experiment on Space-Based Computing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has provided a supercomputer that NASA will utilize in a one-year experiment at the International Space Station to monitor the performance of a commercial off-the-shelf high-performance computing system in a space environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Alain Andreoli, a …

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Stinger Ghaffarian Secures Potential $1B NASA Contract for Mission Systems Operations Support

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies has landed a potential eight-year, $1.1 billion contract from NASA to provide mission systems operations support at the Johnson Space Center. NASA said Friday the indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract encompasses technical, managerial and administrative services for spaceflight programs. SGT will also provide assistance to the International Space Station Program that …

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Former Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Joins Orbital ATK as Senior Operations Director for CRS Program

Rick Mastracchio, a former NASA astronaut, has joined Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) as senior director of operations for the Commercial Resupply Services program within the company’s space systems group. Orbital ATK said Monday Mastracchio will oversee the CRS mission and cargo operations teams and support other programs for the human space systems …

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NASA Awards Raytheon Potential $155M Neural Buoyancy Lab Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $154.5 million contract from NASA to support flight crew training and development efforts in the space agency’s Neural Buoyancy Laboratory at the Houston-based Sonny Carter Training Facility. The company’s intelligence, information and service unit will help the laboratory procure  life-support systems for submersed space-suited objects as …

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Orbital ATK Concludes 7th Commercial Resupply Mission With NASA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) seventh mission to the International Space Station as part of a NASA Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract has concluded with the re-entry of the company’s S.S. John Glenn spacecraft to Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the Cygnus vehicle sent on …

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Bastion Technologies Awarded $268M NASA Facility Safety, Mission Assurance Contract

Bastion Technologies has received a potential eight-year, $267.5 million contract to perform safety and mission assurance support at NASA‘s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA said Saturday the company will also provide technical and engineering services to MSFC’s safety and mission assurance directorate, the Stennis Space Center Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Moves to 2nd Phase of NASA OA-7 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft called S.S. John Glenn has started to perform its secondary payload missions for NASA after completing its primary cargo delivery mission and subsequent stay at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the …

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