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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 9-13 Launch Window for 6th Cargo Resupply Mission

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and NASA are considering the window between Oct. 9 and 13 to launch the sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday an Orbital ATK Antares rocket …

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August 23 Market Close: GovCon Index Held Down By Large Primes Against US Stock Gains

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index traded lower against across-the-board gains by U.S. stocks Tuesday as declines by large prime defense contractors weighed on the GCI. GovCon Index gainers edged laggers but only four of the GCI’s 11 S&P 500-listed stocks closed green as Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) ended as the …

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Orbital ATK Targets September for Return to Flight of Antares Rocket

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 —  Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has set a goal of launching its Antares flight vehicle in the second half of September after the rocket completed a stage test in May, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company is working with NASA to set the return-to-flight date for Antares along with the OA-5 cargo resupply mission to …

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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

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NASA has awarded a potential two-year, $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center. The agency said Monday Jacobs Technology will continue to perform overall management and implementation work for ground systems, flight hardware processing …

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NRO, CIA Vet Bob Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK Space Systems as Advanced Tech Dev’t Director

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Bob Brodowski, formerly director of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s advanced systems and technology directorate, has joined Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) space systems group as director for advanced technology development. Orbital ATK said Friday Brodowski has more than 30 years of experience in programs that align with the company’s research and development efforts. “Bob’s program …

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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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