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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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Peraton Supports NASA’s InSight Mars Lander Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2018 — Peraton performed compatibility testing and validation of ground stations and spacecraft in support of NASA‘s Deep Space Network designed to track a Mars lander recently launched aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Peraton said Wednesday its team maintains and operates six DSN …

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NASA Preps Launch of Lockheed-Built Spacecraft for Mars Interior Study

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2018 — A Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) spacecraft is scheduled for launch in May to support a NASA mission that aims to study Mars’ seismic activity and interior components, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory said Tuesday the InSight lander will lift off on May 5 …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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Lockheed, NASA Check InSight Lander’s Solar Arrays Ahead of Mars Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has collaborated with NASA to conduct an assessment on the solar arrays of a robotic spacecraft as part of preparations for its future mission to Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory-led Mars Exploration Program at NASA reported Tuesday that …

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Lockheed Execs Host Mike Pence, Heather Wilson in October Visit to Colorado Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson and Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose hosted Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson during their visit to a company facility in Colorado in late October, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 27. The Denver …

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SAP’s Laura Grant: Access to Granular Level Data Key to Generating Insights

Laura Grant, head of digital innovation for public sector at SAP (NYSE: SAP), has said government agencies seeking to generate insights from large datasets and accelerate the decision-making process should share and layer data at granular levels. Grant wrote that machine learning and predictive analytics are among the technology platforms that need access …

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Lockheed Delivers Mars Lander to NASA for Final Pre-Launch Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has shipped the InSight Mars lander to the NASA launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base for final integration and tests ahead of the spacecraft’s launch in March, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday InSight will launch aboard an Atlas …

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Lockheed to Build Integrating Framework of Battlefield Data Processing System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a two-year, $13 million contract to help analysts process and integrate battlefield information. Lockheed will build the integrating framework of the Insight automated system, which will combine intelligence data from multiple assets for workers to analyze. The framework will …

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