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SpaceX to Help Launch NASA’s Heliosphere Exploration Spacecraft Under $109M Contract

IMAP mission

SpaceX will provide launch services under a potential $109.4M contract for a NASA-funded mission that seeks to further study the heliosphere’s boundary that produces a magnetic barrier protecting the solar system. NASA said Saturday its Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe mission will examine the neutral particles that pass through the barrier and study how particles become faster in space.

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L3Harris to Update GEODSS Sensors Under Potential $119M Space Force Contract

L3Harris

The U.S. Space Force has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) a $119.2M contract modification to support  modernization of the Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance system used to monitor geostationary communication satellites and other manmade objects in orbit.

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NASA Plans $387M Follow-On Systems Engineering IDIQ

NASA Goddard

NASA has indicated its intent to solicit proposals for a potential $387M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for follow-on systems engineering work at multiple facilities. The agency expects to award its second iteration of the Systems Engineering Advanced Services contract by June 1 next year.

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Harper Construction Wins $99M Navy Task Order to Build Mission Systems Integration Lab

Harper Construction

Harper Construction has won a potential $99.2M tasj order from the U.S. Navy to design and build a facility in China Lake, California, for integrating mission systems. The branch will merge functions in some Naval Air Weapons Station buildings that suffered damage last year from earthquakes into the future Michelson Mission Systems Integration Laboratory, the Department of Defense said Friday.

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