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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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NASA Issues 9-Month Extension for Wyle’s Johnson Space Center Support Contract

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Wyle‘s integrated science and engineering group has received a nine-month, $97 million contract modification from NASA that extends the company’s support for the Johnson Space Center’s Human Health and Performance Directorate. NASA said Tuesday the modification brings the contract’s total value to $1.5 billion and extends Wyle’s services through the end of January 2016. The ...

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SpaceX, Orbital ATK to Transport Supply Cargo to ISS; Stephanie Schierholz Comments

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Space Exploration Technologies and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have received contract modifications with undisclosed amounts from NASA to carry supplies to the International Space Station, Spaceflight Now reported Saturday. Stephen Clark writes SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft and Orbital ATK’s Cygnus supply ship will each transport 44,000 pounds of provisions, food, clothes, ...

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Craig Cooning Selected to Wash100 List for Leadership with Boeing Space Systems

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 10, 2015 – Craig Cooning, president of the network and space systems division at Boeing, has been elected into this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his role in the group’s contract wins in the past year. The Wash100 is the ...

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Ward Johnson: Jacobs to Continue NASA Engineering, Science Services Work

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a $120 million contract modification to continue its work on a NASA engineering and science services program at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The company will provide science, engineering and technical support for the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and other space ...

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Boeing, SpaceX Win NASA Commercial Space Transportation Contracts

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Elon Musk’s startup firm SpaceX have both won contracts to transport U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station for NASA. Charles Bolden, NASA administrator, said in a press conference Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center that the contracts are worth up to $6.8 billion combined, with up to $4.2 billion ...

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Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

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NASA will award a contract or contracts to develop space vehicles for transporting U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of August or in early September, National Journal reported Tuesday. Marina Koren reports that the future commercial spacecraft would end U.S. dependence on Russia’s Soyuz capsules to transport each astronaut for ...

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NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

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NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to ...

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SAIC Wins Potential $1.7B NASA Spaceflight Support IDIQ

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential 10-year, $1.76 billion contract to provide biomedical, medical and health services for human spaceflight programs at NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award-fee task orders for work over five base years and two option periods, NASA said Thursday. SAIC ...

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SAIC Wins Potential $202M NASA Safety Support IDIQ

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential $202.5 million contract for safety, mission assurance and engineering services supporting NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award fee and firm-fixed-price task orders over three base years and two option years, NASA said Monday. Contract work ...

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