Tag Archives: Draper

Blue Origin Signs Teaming Agreements to Pursue NASA Human Landing System Dev’t Program

Blue Origin has teamed up with three other companies to build and offer a delivery system for NASA's mission to put astronauts on the moon by 2024. Jeff Bezos' aerospace company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Draper to create a Human Landing System in support of the Artemis program.

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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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Draper Lands Potential $392M Navy Contract for Trident II Missile Guidance Tech Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $391.8M fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to produce submarine-launched missile guidance systems for U.S. and U.K. navies. The nonprofit organization will manufacture MK6 guidance equivalent unit designed for the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is initially scheduled to conclude …

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Nine Companies Secure Spots on $2.6B NASA Lunar Payload Delivery Support IDIQ

NASA has awarded nine companies positions on a potential 10-year, $2.6B contract to deliver scientific instruments and other payloads to the Moon. Contractors will compete for payload integration, operations and other delivery support services under the Commercial Lunar Payload Services contract, NASA said Friday. The awardees are: Astrobotic Technology Deep Space …

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Draper Awarded $110M Navy Hypersonic Missile Guidance Research Support Extension

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a $109.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Navy’s research into hypersonic guidance technologies for the common missile compartment of U.S. Columbia-class and U.K. Dreadnought-class submarines. The Defense Department said Friday Draper will also provide technical and engineering services for a guidance, navigation and control system …

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Army, Sierra Nevada Vet Jennifer Jensen Named Draper Lab National Security, Space VP

Jennifer Jensen, formerly vice president of business development for communications, navigation and surveillance systems at Sierra Nevada, has joined Charles Stark Draper Laboratory as VP of national security and space. Kaigham Gabriel, president and CEO of Draper, said in a statement published Thursday Jensen will pursue defense, space and national …

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