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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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HPE Tech to Support 1-Year NASA Experiment on Space-Based Computing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has provided a supercomputer that NASA will utilize in a one-year experiment at the International Space Station to monitor the performance of a commercial off-the-shelf high-performance computing system in a space environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Alain Andreoli, a …

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Caltech to Extend NASA JPL Operations Support Under $2.5B IDIQ Contract

The California Institute of Technology will continue to help NASA run the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory under a potential $2.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. NASA said Wednesday Caltech will manage the development and sustainment of core competencies for NASA-funded projects in areas such as astrophysics, aeronautics, Earth and planetary sciences, heliophysics …

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ASRC Federal Lands Potential $319M Award for NASA KSC Infrastructure, Application & Comm Services

ASRC Federal‘s data solutions business has secured a potential five-year, $319 million to support infrastructure, applications and communication functions at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Wednesday the company will also provide products and services to KSC as well as other NASA facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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SSL Concludes Initial Review of NASA Robotic Satellite-Servicing Spacecraft’s Design; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has performed a preliminary design review on a robotic spacecraft that will work to support NASA‘s satellite servicing operations in low Earth orbit, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Aug. 8 it collaborated with the Goddard Space Flight Center and completed the …

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NASA Awards ManTech Potential $450M Jet Propulsion Lab IT Services Contract

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential 10-year, $450 million contract to provide management and information technology services in support of the Institutional Computing Environment at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The company said Monday the contract’s base value is $180 million and work covers IT, collaborative engineering, integrated personal collaboration services, cybersecurity …

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Paragon TEC Awarded $76M NASA Acquisition, Business Support IDIQ

Paragon TEC has received a potential five-year, $75.8 million contract for business and acquisition support services to NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center and Michoud Assembly Facility. NASA said Saturday the company will support acquisition policy, accounting, budget integration and analysis, business best practices, procurement operations and paralegal functions at the two agency …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Conclude Landsat 9 Preliminary Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has worked with NASA to perform a preliminary design review of the Landsat 9 mapping satellite that will work to capture space-based images of the Earth’s surface for both the space agency and the U.S. Geological Survey, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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Northrop Grumman Integrates NASA Webb Telescope’s Sunshield Layers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the integration of the sunshield flight layers that will work to protect the components of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the sunshield is made of Kapton and consists of five layers that serve to …

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Adnet Lands $242M Contract for NASA Earth, Space Science R&D Support

Adnet Systems has received a potential five-year, $242 million contract to provide Earth and space science research-and-development services at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will also provide scientific computer systems, engineer data analysis systems, develop and implement software applications, create scientific instruments and conduct science exploration research under …

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