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ManTech’s Damian DiPippa Talks Threats to U.S. Space Assets, Domain Awareness

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Damian DiPippa, senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) mission and intelligence solutions business unit, discussed kinetic, radio frequency and other threats to U.S. space domain awareness and assets in a Federal News Network interview aired Monday.

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Masten Space Systems Awarded $76M to Help NASA Deliver Lunar Sci-Tech Payloads

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NASA has awarded Masten Space Systems a potential $75.9M contract to provide a vehicle that will carry nine  instruments being built to support the agency's manned lunar exploration goals. The company will use its X-1 lunar lander to deliver payloads designed to facilitate precision landing tests and studies on the Moon's radiation and surface composition, NASA said Thursday.

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DARPA Looks to Algorithms, Sensors, Virtual Tech for Airspace Awareness, De-Confliction Program

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is soliciting proposals on a series of algorithms, a virtual laboratory testbed and a senor network through a program aimed at coordinating airspace operations to reduce collision among friendly forces across a congested battlefield. DARPA is scheduled to host a webinar for potential proposers on April 21.

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NASA to Mark Launch of SpaceX’s Crewed ISS Flight With ‘Worm’ Insignia; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

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NASA has announced the return of the “worm” logo to mark the launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft atop the SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket to transport astronauts to the International Space Station as part of the Demo-2 mission. SpaceX’s first manned flight to the ISS is scheduled to occur by mid- or late-May, NASA said Thursday.

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Derek Tournear: Space Development Agency Plans Satellite Procurement for LEO Mesh Network

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Space Development Agency Director Derek Tournear has said that SDA wants to begin the process of awarding contracts in August to procure communications and tracking satellites that will support its planned mesh network in low-Earth orbit, National Defense magazine reported Thursday.

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Monkton Awarded $500M Space Force Mobile Strategy Commercialization Support IDIQ

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Monkton has received a potential $500M contract from the U.S. Space Force to support the commercialization of a mobile strategy. The company will provide technology and support services to help the Department of Defense design, build and field mission-enabling platforms to service members, civil servants and reservists operating at the tactical edge, DoD said Wednesday.

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Johns Hopkins APL Books Potential $2B Follow-On IDIQ for NASA Aerospace R&D, Engineering Services

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Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential 10-year, $2B contract to help NASA  develop technology concepts and analyze data for robotic space missions. The Aerospace, Research, Development and Engineering Support Services II contract has a minimum ordering value of $50M and a maximum ordering value $1B over the five-year base period. ARDES II would reach its potential value if the five-year option period is exercised.

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