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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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Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017: Trump Transition Is Here, New Wash100 Next Week & more

Weekly Roundup January 16 – January 20 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson All eyes were on Washington today as Donald Trump took the oath of office on Capitol Hill to become the 45th President of the United States and officially …

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Orbital ATK’s Next Cygnus ISS Cargo Mission to Launch in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — NASA has scheduled the launch of Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft for the next International Space Station cargo mission on March 16 after the company delivered the vehicle’s pressurized cargo module, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The module will undergo processing and assembly at the space agency’s …

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Boeing, SpaceX Secure Additional Crewed Missions Under NASA’s Commercial Space Transport Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and SpaceX have secured four additional missions each to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. NASA said Wednesday that Boeing and SpaceX each have six orders for crewed missions now under the companies’ respective Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts with the space agency. …

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Orbital ATK to Hold STEM Education Program for High School Students

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will host a three-day program on space exploration in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Higher Orbits’s Go For Launch! event will will be held at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters …

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NASA to Launch Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft From Florida Launch Site

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — NASA is set to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in spring 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The spacecraft will be used for the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, Daily Press reported …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Completes 6th Cargo Delivery Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has completed its sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s OA-5 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The mission marked the company’s return to flight operations at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as well as …

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Orbital ATK’s Unmanned Cargo Ship Begins Secondary Missions in Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft that has left the International Space Station will facilitate meteorological and fire experiments as part of the unmanned cargo ship’s secondary missions in space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Orbital ATK said Monday its S.S. Alan Poindexter spacecraft will launch CubeSats into orbit with a deployer system to …

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Arlington Capital Partners Merges EOIR With Proteus Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions to Form Polaris Alpha

Arlington Capital Partners has established a new company known as Polaris Alpha after the Washington-based private equity firm merged its portfolio company EOIR Technologies with cybersecurity firm Proteus Technologies and data analysis platforms provider Intelligent Software Solutions. Polaris Alpha will work to provide software and other technology platforms across ground, maritime, aerial, space, electromagnetic …

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