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Stinger Ghaffarian Secures Potential $1B NASA Contract for Mission Systems Operations Support

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies has landed a potential eight-year, $1.1 billion contract from NASA to provide mission systems operations support at the Johnson Space Center. NASA said Friday the indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract encompasses technical, managerial and administrative services for spaceflight programs. SGT will also provide assistance to the International Space Station Program that …

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NASA Awards Raytheon Potential $155M Neural Buoyancy Lab Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $154.5 million contract from NASA to support flight crew training and development efforts in the space agency’s Neural Buoyancy Laboratory at the Houston-based Sonny Carter Training Facility. The company’s intelligence, information and service unit will help the laboratory procure  life-support systems for submersed space-suited objects as …

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ManTech to Support Stratcom, NASA Programs Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide planning, coordination and other support services for the U.S. Strategic Command‘s Human Space Flight Support program and NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program and Orion program under an $8.7 million U.S. Air Force contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said …

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Boeing, SpaceX Secure Additional Crewed Missions Under NASA’s Commercial Space Transport Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX have secured four additional missions each to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. NASA said Wednesday that Boeing and SpaceX each have six orders for crewed missions now under the companies’ respective Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts with the space agency. …

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Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

NASA will award a contract or contracts to develop space vehicles for transporting U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of August or in early September, National Journal reported Tuesday. Marina Koren reports that the future commercial spacecraft would end U.S. dependence on Russia’s Soyuz capsules to transport each astronaut for …

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NASA, Industry Partners Close First Certification Stage for Crew Transport Spacecraft; Phil McAlister Comments

NASA has collaborated with Boeing (NYSE: BA), Sierra Nevada and Space Exploration Technologies to complete the first phase of certification process for a spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station and back. Boeing, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX outlined their respective plans for transporting space crews to and from the …

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Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX’s New Manned Transport Spacecraft

Space Exploration Technologies has introduced a manned spacecraft the company designed to carry astronauts to low-Earth orbit and the International Space Station, University Today reported Tuesday. Ken Kremer writes Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO and founder, unveiled Dragon V2 on Thursday at the company’s Hawthorne, Calif.-based headquarters. The spacecraft was launched from …

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Boeing Preps ‘Space Taxi’ for 2017 Maiden Test Flight; Chris Ferguson Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has scheduled an unmanned test flight of a private space taxi to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s commercial crew program, the Space Reporter reported Sunday. Annika Darling writes that Boeing plans to launch the CST-100 spacecraft in early 2017 from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on an …

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