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NASA is seeking comments on a draft solicitation for a potential $98.1 million contract that will support the development and operations of space flight systems development and operations at the agency’s Glenn Research Center in Ohio. A notice posted Wednesday on SAM.gov says the Space Flight Systems Development and Operations Contract III cal...

Vishal Desai, most recently president of the national workflow automation business unit at SilverEdge Government Solutions, has assumed the role of chief technology officer at the Columbia, Maryland-based technology services provider. In this capacity, he will oversee efforts to align the company’s engineering, product development and technology i...

NASA has developed an objective-based procurement strategy to advance its ongoing Moon to Mars initiative, according to Karla Jackson, senior procurement executive and deputy chief acquisition officer at the space agency. While traditional Department of Defense procurement is based on capabilities, the objective-based approach is built around c...

An industry team led by Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract from NASA to develop and test a Transonic Truss-Braced Wing demonstrator aircraft as part of the space agency’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project. NASA will invest $425 million in the development of the TTBW demonstrator over a seven-year period, while Boeing and its industry...

Lisa Porter, former deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, has joined the board of directors of Fortress Information Security. She brings to the board over two decades of leadership experience in the defense industry, Fortress said Tuesday. “With Dr. Porter aboard, Fortress will expand its next-generation supply chain s...

NASA and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have agreed to jointly develop and test systems that can support the use of unmanned aircraft systems in air cargo operations and the rest of the country’s airspace. The collaboration falls under the Pathfinding for Airspace with Autonomous Vehicles subproject under NASA’s Air Traffic Management-eXpl...

Space is undeniably the most rapidly growing and evolving domain in the modern era, and it’s quickly becoming the most contested, too. In response to concerns that the United States’ global competitors are accelerating their developments in space, Pentagon leaders are looking at ways to inject more speed and resilience into the space procurement...

NASA plans to release by the end of February a request for proposals for a potential eight-year contract vehicle that will serve as an enterprise platform to centralize information technology services, including IT systems maintenance and development of new applications, in support of the space agency’s centers and facilities. The proposed NASA Co...

Adnet Systems will continue to analyze scientific data and support information technology for NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland under a $468 million small business set-aside contract. The company will help Goddard personnel manage data and IT operations as well as carry out engineering, science communications, outreach and educati...

Huntsville, Alabama-based Yulista Solutions has received a potential $540 million contract from NASA to provide support services for aircraft used across the space agency’s centers and programs. The vendor will provide support for NASA planes at various sites, including those at Ellington Field at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Goddard Space Fli...