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Boeing Awarded Commercial Crew Rotation Flight Task Order


NASA has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a task order to provide crew rotation services for a planned 2017 mission to the International Space Station under the company’s potential $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract. The agency said Thursday that Boeing has completed an integrated critical design review of its ...

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General Dynamics Enters New Phase in NASA Space Network Ground System Modernization Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA April 30, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed testing and integration of NASA’s Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment infrastructure through a test laboratory in Arizona built to provide realistic simulations of the digital ground terminal, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Reaching program increment A3 ...

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Analytical Mechanics Associates to Help NASA Build ‘Hypervelocity’ Spacecraft Tech


NASA has awarded Analytical Mechanics Associates a potential five-year, $43 million contract to develop and engineer a technology for manufacturing  hypervelocity space vehicles. The contract falls under NASA’s Entry Systems Technology Research and Development initiative and carries an initial value of $2.2 million over a two-year base term and three ...

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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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Jacobs Engineering to Continue Test Evaluation Support for NASA

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Jacobs Technology will continue to provide NASA with test evaluation and support services at the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico under a one-year, $100 million contract option. NASA said Friday it exercised the second of two options to extend its three-year, $300 million Test Evaluation and Support Team contract with ...

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NASA to Enter Contract Talks for Research, Tech Transfer Proposals; Steve Jurczyk Comments

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NASA‘s solicitation for aerospace research and technology under phase two of its Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs will move forward to contract negotiations. The agency said Wednesday the 149 proposals have total estimated value of $118.1 million and involve 117 U.S. small businesses and research institutions from ...

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Orbital ATK to Supply Steering Control for Orion Launch Abort System; Mike Kahn, Cary Ralston Comment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 9, 2015 — Executive Mosaic —ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) landing a $90 million contract to supply the steering control technology for the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system. Orbital said Tuesday its attitude control motor can produce up to 7,000 pounds of steering force, using an eight-valve solid ...

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Orbital ATK to Integrate Tech into Third Stage of ULA Solar Probe Rocket

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TYSONS CORNER, VA April 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday that Orbital ATK will use its navigation, avionics and propulsion subsystems to provide a launch boost to NASA’s planned Solar Probe Plus. The company said Friday the technology will be integrated as the third stage motor of ...

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NASA Includes 118 Small Business Teams on IT Products, Services GWAC


NASA has awarded 118 smaller and disadvantaged businesses positions on the agency’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicle to provide information technology systems and services to federal customers. The SEWP V program has “a $25 minimum per order of supplies or services and a per contract maximum of $20 ...

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