Tag Archives: human space exploration

KBR’s Mark Sopp Talks Space, Energy Engineering as Areas of Opportunity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2019 — Mark Sopp, executive vice president and chief financial officer of KBR (NYSE: KBR), has said the company has positioned its space business to provide thought leadership and contracting support to government as it renews efforts in human space exploration and explores the integration …

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NASA Selects 128 Tech R&D Proposals for $96M SBIR Phase II Award

NASA has awarded multiple two-year contracts worth a combined $96 million to 128 proposals from U.S. small businesses that will conduct research and development projects in support of the agency’s future space missions. Selected companies will perform R&D work under the second phase of NASA’s 2017 Small Business Innovation Research program, …

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NASA Awards 10 Contracts for Crowdsourcing Project on Human Space Exploration Challenges

NASA has awarded 10 companies contracts worth a total of $20 million over five years as part of the NASA Open Innovation Service program that aims to crowdsource solutions to human space exploration challenges. The space agency said June 4 the first challenges under the NOIS contracts target algorithms that will help …

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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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