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AURA Receives $196M NASA Contract Extension for Hubble Telescope Science Operations

NASA has awarded a $196.3 million contract extension to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy to continue its science operations support for the Hubble Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute. The agency said Friday the extension brings the total contract value to $2 billion and requires products and services …

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Jacobs Receives $128M NASA Engineering, Science Services Contract Extension; Terence Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will continue to perform engineering and science services for NASA’s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center under a one-year, $127.8 million contract modification. Jacobs said Tuesday the company started its science and engineering and technician support to MSFC on Oct. 3, 2015 and will …

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Harris Completes Installation of NASA Webb Telescope’s 9th Flight Mirror

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — The segmented primary mirror of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope is halfway to completion after Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) finished the installation of its ninth flight mirror, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Tuesday the mirrors used are built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies, which …

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Northrop Receives Orbital ATK Space Components for Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 23, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Orbital ATK’s (NYSE: OA) delivery of the fuel and oxider tanks it has designed for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), who will outfit the space components on the James Webb Space Telescope as the prime contractor of the NASA program. Orbital …

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Ward Johnson: Jacobs to Continue NASA Engineering, Science Services Work

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a $120 million contract modification to continue its work on a NASA engineering and science services program at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The company will provide science, engineering and technical support for the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and other space …

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