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NRO, CIA Vet Bob Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK Space Systems as Advanced Tech Dev’t Director

Bob Brodowski, formerly director of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s advanced systems and technology directorate, has joined Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) space systems group as director for advanced technology development. Orbital ATK said Friday Brodowski has more than 30 years of experience in programs that align with the company’s research and development efforts. “Bob’s program …

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NASA Books SpaceX for 5 More ISS Cargo Resupply Flights; Cheryl Warner Comments

SpaceX has been awarded five additional flights by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station under a contract signed in December 2015, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter B. de Selding writes the flights are valued at approximately $700 million total and raises to 20 the number of …

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Boeing Receives $1B ISS Engineering, Personnel Support Contract; John Elbon Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a five-year, $1.18 billion contract with NASA to evaluate the International Space Station’s ability to maintain operations through 2020. Boeing will perform engineering, resources and personnel support services for the station systems, and supply hardware and software, the company said Tuesday. NASA is working …

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Orbital ATK Orders Atlas V Rocket for Next ISS Cargo

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has purchased a second Atlas V rocket to support an upcoming resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News said Tuesday the company will use the ULA rocket for NASA’s cargo onboard Cygnus spacecraft that is …

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Wyle Laboratories Lands $1.44B Biomedical Research, Health Support Contract With NASA

Wyle Laboratories has been awarded a potential 10-year, $1.44 billion contract to provide occupational health and biomedical research services for all spaceflight platforms at NASA’s Houston-based Johnson Space Center. NASA said Wednesday the contract covers support for the space agency’s human health and performance directorate at Johnson, which oversees health …

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John Shannon Appointed Boeing Space Launch System VP, Program Manager

John Shannon, formerly Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) International Space Station program manager, has been named vice president and program manager for the company’s space launch system. He succeeds retiring Virginia Barnes, Boeing said Thursday. Shannon previously served as deputy associate administrator for NASA’s exploration planning in the human exploration and operations …

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SpaceX, Orbital ATK to Transport Supply Cargo to ISS; Stephanie Schierholz Comments

Space Exploration Technologies and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have received contract modifications with undisclosed amounts from NASA to carry supplies to the International Space Station, Spaceflight Now reported Saturday. Stephen Clark writes SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft and Orbital ATK’s Cygnus supply ship will each transport 44, 000 pounds of provisions, food, …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential 3-Year Extension for NASA Johnson Center Services

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a potential three-year, $34.6 million contract extension to continue helping to operate NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The extension contains a two-year base period that covers work between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and a one-year option that would extend work to Sept. 30, 2017, NASA said Friday. The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $33 Million NASA Contract Extension for ISS Cargo Delivery

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc. has won a one-year contract extension worth $33 million from NASA for cargo delivery to and from the International Space Station (ISS).   Lockheed Martin has held the contract for ISS cargo delivery since January 2004. This latest one-year extension will bring the total value of Lockheed Martin’s contract …

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Lockheed Martin Questions Safety, Cost of Commercial Passenger Transport to ISS

Lockheed Martin is warning that the fast-tracking of plans to develop commercial passenger transport systems for the International Space Station (ISS) costly and unsafe. John Stevens, director of business development for human spaceflight at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, said “we’re having a hard time affording the Orion program, which is designed to take humans …

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