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Orbital ATK, NASA, NOAA Conclude JPSS-2 Satellite Critical Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to complete the critical design review on the second Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the JPSS-2 assessment also looked into its capability …

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SSL to Analyze Propulsion Module for NASA’s Deep Space Gateway; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Space Systems Loral will conduct a study on a propulsion and control module for NASA‘s Deep Space Gateway project over four months as part of a contract from the space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) business unit said Wednesday its concept …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Instrument to Help Japan Study Martian Moons

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will build a gamma-ray and neutron spectrometer for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s exploration missions to two Martian moons under an agreement with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The lab said Friday the MEGANE instrument to be built as part of NASA’s Discovery …

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Orbital ATK Sets Nov. 11 Launch for 8th NASA Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled the liftoff of its eighth cargo resupply mission with NASA on Nov. 11 as part of efforts to continue the delivery of supplies and hardware to astronauts at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The space agency …

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Lockheed Execs Host Mike Pence, Heather Wilson in October Visit to Colorado Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson and Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose hosted Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson during their visit to a company facility in Colorado in late October, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 27. The Denver …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s Biggest Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 30 – November 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson During October a number of contracts valued at over a billion dollars were awarded for a variety of services such as range services, construction, healthcare staffing, foreign …

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ManTech Records Q3 2017 Rise in Revenue, Net Income; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) recorded $422.7 million in revenue for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017, up from $415.4 million in the same period last year. ManTech said Wednesday it posted $15.2 million in Q3 net income, a figure that reflects a 4 percent rise from the prior-year period. The …

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ArchIntel Sponsors the Potomac Officers Club Space Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, OCTOBER 31, 2017 – ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to leaders in business, sponsored the recent Potomac Officers Club event featuring the keynote speaker the Hon. Heather Wilson — Secretary of U.S. Air Force and principal DOD Space advisor of U.S. Air Force. ArchIntel was a platinum-level sponsor for …

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Northrop Grumman Tensions Sunshield Layers for NASA’S James Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rolled out a sunshield subsystem for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope that utilizes five NeXolve-manufactured layers made of Kapton that work to protect the observatory’s optics, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has also fully tensioned the sunshield layers for the …

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