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

Orbital ATK

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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Orbital ATK Wraps Up Preliminary Design Review on 3 NOAA Polar Satellites

Orbital ATK

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has concluded the four-day preliminary design review on three Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft in collaboration with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it reviewed the design of JPSS-2, JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 at a facility in Arizona to move the …

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In-Q-Tel Enters Into Investment & Technology Dev’t Agreement With Zoomdata

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2016 — In-Q-Tel and Zoomdata have partnered to address the big data management requirements of the intelligence community using the latter’s visual analytics platform under a new strategic investment and technology agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The agreement works to update Zoomdata’s product offerings and their availability through Amazon Web Services‘ (Nasdaq: …

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NASA Clears Lockheed-Built OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft for Sept. 8 Launch

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security – Regolith Explorer spacecraft will launch on Sept. 8 after NASA cleared it following a launch readiness evaluation, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday OSIRIS-REx will launch aboard an Atlas V rocket for its mission to collect samples …

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Boeing, NASA to Hold Qualification Tests on SLS Insulation System

Space Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with NASA to test a new insulation system that will be used to protect the Space Launch System during its Mars exploration missions, Executive Gov reported Tuesday. The space agency said Saturday the qualification tests will focus on three types of cryogenic foam that make up …

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Lockheed Awarded $114M Hubble Space Telescope Support Extension

Hubble Space Telescope

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $114.3 million extension on the company’s Mission Operations, Systems Engineering, and Software II contract with NASA to continue to maintain a space observatory currently in low-Earth orbit. NASA said Thursday that Lockheed’s space systems segment will support the Hubble Space Telescope through the next phase of the observatory’s science mission …

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REI Systems Appoints Co-Founder Shyam Salona as New CEO

Shyam Salona

REI Systems has appointed Shyam Salona, a co-founder and former executive vice president and chief technology officer, as its new CEO. The company said Tuesday Salona will succeed fellow co-founder and former CEO Veer Bhartiya, who will remain at REI as executive chairman. “I am excited to take on this new role within …

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Lockheed Martin Provides Heat Shield for Orion Crew Module

lockheed martin

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has provided the heat shield for the Orion crew module of NASA‘s Exploration Mission-1 and delivered the component to the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday it then transported the heat shield to the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building in preparation …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

Mars 2020

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data …

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NASA Awards Potential $165M IT Services Contract to All Points Logistics

information technology

All Points Logistics has secured a potential five-year, $165 million contract from NASA to provide a range of information technology support services to the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama and Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. NASA said Thursday the MSFC Information Technology Services II contract covers IT planning, policy, service integration, …

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