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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The New Space Race

Weekly Roundup June 19 – June 23 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Although the phrase “Space Race” brings to mind the Cold War-era struggle between the United States and Soviet Union for supremacy in spaceflight capabilities, it may begin to …

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HPE, Mellanox Tech to Help Update Capacity of NASA Ames Supercomputer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will provide its SGI 8600 liquid-cooled petascale platform and Enhanced Hypercube system topology in a partnership with Mellanox Technologies to expand a supercomputer at NASA‘s Ames Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Mellanox said Monday its EDR InfiniBand and in-network computing technology together with …

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5 Companies Secure $199M in NASA IT Support Contracts

Five companies have received contracts worth $199.3 million combined to help NASA’s flight operations directorate develop, maintain and sustain information technology systems and software platforms. NASA said Tuesday it awarded the Joint Operations and Integrated Systems Technology contracts to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), …

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Former Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Joins Orbital ATK as Senior Operations Director for CRS Program

Rick Mastracchio, a former NASA astronaut, has joined Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) as senior director of operations for the Commercial Resupply Services program within the company’s space systems group. Orbital ATK said Monday Mastracchio will oversee the CRS mission and cargo operations teams and support other programs for the human space systems …

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NASA Awards Raytheon Potential $155M Neural Buoyancy Lab Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $154.5 million contract from NASA to support flight crew training and development efforts in the space agency’s Neural Buoyancy Laboratory at the Houston-based Sonny Carter Training Facility. The company’s intelligence, information and service unit will help the laboratory procure  life-support systems for submersed space-suited objects as …

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Orbital ATK Concludes 7th Commercial Resupply Mission With NASA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) seventh mission to the International Space Station as part of a NASA Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract has concluded with the re-entry of the company’s S.S. John Glenn spacecraft to Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the Cygnus vehicle sent on …

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SAIC to Support NASA Goddard’s Engineering Work Through $620M Contract; Bob Genter Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide engineering support for suborbital spacecraft components, systems and instruments at NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center under a previously announced contract potentially worth $620 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. SAIC said Tuesday the Omnibus Multidiscipline Engineering Services II contract tasks the company provide …

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Lockheed Develops Space-Themed Curriculum, App to Promote STEM Learning; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 12, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled new space-focused education resources that seek to develop the future workforce through increased student interest in space exploration programs such as NASA‘s mission to Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday its new space-centered curriculum and interactive software …

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Bastion Technologies Awarded $268M NASA Facility Safety, Mission Assurance Contract

Bastion Technologies has received a potential eight-year, $267.5 million contract to perform safety and mission assurance support at NASA‘s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA said Saturday the company will also provide technical and engineering services to MSFC’s safety and mission assurance directorate, the Stennis Space Center Mississippi and the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. …

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Cobham Semiconductor Solutions Receives Sole-Source NASA Contract

Cobham Semiconductor Solutions in Plainview, N.Y. will be the sole-source contract for radiation-tolerant analog multiplexers that will assist NASA researchers with a variety of space applications. The value of the contract has not yet been negotiated. Cobham will produce flight Aeroflex multiplexers, part numbers 8511-201-1S and 8512-201-1S. “An electronic multiplexer …

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