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Maxar to Build Lunar ‘Gateway’ Propulsion Element Under $375M Contract; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) has received a potential $375M contract to build and demonstrate a power and propulsion component for NASA’s proposed lunar space station intended to support the agency’s planned 2024 moon landing. Maxar said Thursday it will lead a team that includes Draper and Blue Origin to develop …

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Air Force Seeks Bids for Launch Service Procurement Phase 2 Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has issued a solicitation for the second phase of the Launch Service Procurement program, which seeks to award fixed-price contracts to two domestic commercial service providers that can launch national security payloads through 2027. “We must move forward now. We are answering Congress’ 2014 directive to …

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NASA Selects 13 Firms to Conduct LEO Commercial Human Spaceflight Studies

NASA has chosen 13 companies to explore future opportunities for non-governmental entities to conduct U.S. manned spaceflight missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The space agency said Thursday studies will delve into conceptualization of business plans that will discuss the feasibility of using free-flying structures or …

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NASA Picks Six Firms as Partners for Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects

Six companies have won contracts worth approximately $44 million combined from NASA to develop 10 technology platforms for space exploration. NASA said Thursday it selected the proposals through its Tipping Point solicitation that seeks to address the space technology mission directorate’s three technology focus areas through public-private partnerships. Those focus areas …

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NASA Selects Four Firms to Launch Tech Payloads on Reusable Platforms

NASA has tapped four companies to provide integration and launch services for a program that aims to leverage commercial suborbital reusable platforms to test new technologies near the boundary of space. The Flight Opportunities Program will involve Aerostar International, Blue Origin Texas, UP Aerospace and World View Enterprises launching research and …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update & Recent Executive Moves

Weekly Roundup March 5 – March 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Wash100 Update & Recent Executive Moves Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The popular vote for the Wash100 continues this week! Voting turn out has been strong since the January 25th launch of the popular vote, …

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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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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Backlog in Launch Schedule for Military Comms Satellites Eases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of defense and intelligence systems at Hughes Network Systems, has said commercial satellite operators have expressed some concern over the schedule backlog in the launch of military communications satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. National Defense Magazine reported …

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Wiener Kernisan Promoted as President of Arianespace US Subsidiary; Stephane Israel Comments

Wiener Kernisan, formerly vice president of sales and marketing at Arianespace‘s U.S. subsidiary, has been promoted to president of the Arianespace Inc. business effective Sept. 26. The France-based multinational company said Friday Kernisan will manage customer, industry and governmental relations at its Washington, D.C.-based operations as well as sales activities across the U.S. and Canada. Kernisan has nearly …

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Lockheed, Boeing JV Assigns $134M for Vulcan Rocket Devt; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture United Launch Alliance has assigned $134 million toward the development of the Vulcan rocket in an effort to be independent from the Russian RD-180 engine, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the U.S. Air Force plans to put $201 …

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