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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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Engility to Build on HPC Portfolio for NASA Computing Services Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) plans to submit a bid on NASA‘s upcoming Advanced Computing Services contract and build on its high-performance computing portfolio as part of its proposal, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Lynn Dugle, CEO of Engility and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, said …

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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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NASA Goddard Taps Parsons for Engineering, IT, Program Mgmt Support; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2017 — Parsons will provide engineering and technical services to NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center under the recently awarded Facilities Construction, Engineering and Technical Services III contract, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the five-year contract also covers construction, design-build, information technology and program management services at the …

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Orbital ATK Caps Support for 17-Year NASA Earth Observation Satellite Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has marked the culmination of its support for NASA‘s nearly 17-year Earth Observing-1 satellite mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has provided support for the validation and development of EO-1 satellite and instrument technologies as prime contractor, bus developer and …

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Carey Smith, Federal Group President at Parsons, Selected for 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 29, 2017 — Carey Smith, president of the federal group at Parsons, has been added to this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for her leadership in infrastructure and cyber services. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s …

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PTSI to Maintain NASA Goddard Infrastructure Under $123M Contract

PTSI Managed Services has been awarded a potential five-year, $123.3 million contract to help NASA maintain infrastructure at the agency’s space flight complex in Greenbelt, Maryland. NASA said Friday the company’s work for Goddard Space Flight Center covers architectural, design, engineering, information resource, planning, commissioning and technical services. The Facilities, Construction, Engineering and Technical Services …

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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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