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NASA Identifies New Commercial Opportunities for Space Station

NASA has unveiled a five-part plan to expand commercial research and development opportunities aboard the International Space Station to support low-Earth orbit missions. The agency said Friday it looks to industry partners to drive space exploration and support NASA’s ongoing LEO activities through services such as astronaut training and technology testing.

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SAIC Lands $292M Follow-On Award for NASA Safety Engineering Support

Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) secured a potential six-year, $292M contract to provide safety, mission assurance and engineering services to multiple NASA programs and projects. SAIC will work with the agency on the International Space Station, Extravehicular Activity Project Office, Orion and Commercial Crew Programs under SMAEC II, the …

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NASA Vet Todd May to Join KBR Government Arm as Space Strategy VP

Todd May, director of NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been named vice president of space strategy for KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services arm. He will formally join KBRwyle in July and will also lead the unit’s systems analysis and services division that serves federal civilian and defense customers, the company said Wednesday. KBRWyle President Byron Bright said …

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Aerospace Industry Vet John Elbon Joins ULA as COO; Tory Bruno Comments

John Elbon, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has succeeded Dan Collins as chief operating officer at United Launch Alliance. ULA said Thursday Elbon most recently served as vice president and general manager of the space exploration division at Boeing’s defense, space and security business. In this capacity, he led the …

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Leidos Gets $159M NASA Space Cargo Handling Contract

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has received a potential $159 million contract from NASA to pack pressurised cargo for delivery to and from the International Space Station. Houston-based Leidos Innovations Corp. will provide NASA engineering sustainment services for transport hardware, flight crew equipment, simple payload facilities, payload support items and ancillary …

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NASA Picks 16 Firms for Potential $500M Space Station Research, Engineering IDIQ

NASA has awarded 16 companies positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million to provide research and engineering products and services to the International Space Station. The Research, Engineering, and Mission Integration Services program covers spaceflight and ground technology platforms; sustaining engineering; payload facility; research mission integration; and operations services, NASA said Thursday. …

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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, $1.12 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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NASA Targets March 19 Launch Date for Orbital ATK’s 7th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2017 — NASA looks to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft on March 19 for the company’s seventh commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Friday the spacecraft will be launched aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket …

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