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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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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Turns to ‘Persistent’ ISR With Eye Toward US Gov’t Customers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — Rob Zitz, chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems unit, has said the new company that resulted from MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates‘ acquisition of DigitalGlobe will leverage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings in its push toward the U.S. government market, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Insights from Secretary of the U.S. Air Force Heather Wilson, USAF Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 16 – October 20 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s remarks from Potomac Officers Club Space Summit Air Force taps Orbital ATK for rocket motor tech IDIQ contract Pratt & Whitney lands potential $2.7B Air …

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P.O.C. Recap – Space: Innovations, Programs & Policies Summit: Keynote Speaker Hon. Heather Wilson, 24th Sec. of the U.S. Air Force speaks

24th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force HEATHER WILSON on early US space programs: “…We built a glass house in a time of stones…” Land, air, sea–space. Space is becoming–has become–a contested domain for mankind and generations to come. The work done with the military across various agencies on integrating …

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Orbital ATK’s Chris Long: Air Force Space Training Should Consider Shift to Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Chris Long, vice president of the national security systems unit at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has urged the U.S. Air Force to expand space training programs to include combat skills in order to mitigate potential future threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 21. Defense Systems reported Sept. …

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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Mission Solutions Looks to ‘Whole of System’ Offerings for Space Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Vinny Sica, vice president and general manager for mission solutions at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has said the business unit is working to build on its integrated offerings for international customers as the space industry continues to transform and the domain becomes congested, contested …

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Iridium Enters Partnership in Push for Low-Power Space IoT; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will collaborate with Magnitude Space to study the potential of low-power global area network technology to deliver space-based internet of things services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies is part of Iridium’s efforts to …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Budget to Hinder Proposed Space Corps as USAF Balances Priority Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions group, has said other priority areas for the U.S. Air Force and Defense Department are at risk of being set aside amid discussions on the creation of a new space-focused military …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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