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NASA OKs Axiom’s Commercial Space Station Module Proposal

Axiom Space has received NASA approval to build a commercial destination module to help the agency continue  low-Earth orbit missions once the International Space Station is decommissioned. The company said Monday it won the NextSTEP-2 Appendix I solicitation that provides for the Axiom Station, a facility that would initially serve as an ISS attachment and eventually as a replacement.

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NASA Details ISS Single Flight Opportunity Requirement

NASA intends to launch a full and open competition for commercial entities interested in supporting an agency requirement to send an astronaut to the International Space Station via a short duration spaceflight mission.

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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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