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AECOM, Hydrogeologic, Tetra Tech Win Potential $300M NASA Environmental Remediation IDIQs

NASA has awarded three companies five-year contracts worth potentially $300M contract combined to investigate, design and implement environmental remedial measures on several agency properties nationwide. Work covers architectural and engineering services intended to help NASA assess and remove contamination at its facilities listed on the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the …

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Report: Trump to Order Establishment of Space Command

President Donald Trump is expected this week to order the creation of a new combatant command that would focus on space, CNN reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Tuesday the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Pentagon this week to talk about the administration’s plan …

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Jacobs Secures $138M NASA Kennedy Center Operations Support Extension

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to support tests and operations at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center under a one-year, $137.5M contract extension. The company said Tuesday it will help the agency manage ground and launch systems, as well as process payloads for the Cape Canaveral, Fla.-based facility’s spacecraft integration, hardware …

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Jacobs Uses Crawler-Transporter to Move Mobile Launcher Across KSC Amid Exploration Mission-1 Prep

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 27, 2018 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has helped transport a modified mobile launcher between the vehicle assembly facility and launch pad 39B at Kennedy Space Center using the Crawler-Transporter 2 tracked vehicles as part of the company’s Exploration Ground Systems operations support contract with NASA, …

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Lockheed Gives Preview of Prototype Habitat for NASA Deep Space Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a prototype habitat structure that it has built for future NASA deep space missions as part of a research and development contract awarded in 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday that the 22-foot-long cylindrical habitat, currently …

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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Florida Today reported Sunday …

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PAE JV Secures Potential $609M NASA Kennedy Support Contract

A joint venture that includes PAE has received a potential eight-year, $608.7 million  contract to support the institutional activities at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center and other agency facilities close to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. PAE-SGT Partners will operate, maintain and engineer assigned facilities, equipment and systems; manage work …

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Air Force Starts EELV Launch Service Solicitation for 5 Natl Security Payloads

The U.S. Air Force has issued a final request for proposals for multiple contracts to develop and launch rockets that would carry five national security payloads into space. Selected contractors will produce an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle and carry out mission integration and launch operations, the service branch said Wednesday. Payloads include …

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NASA Issues 24 Awards for $3B General Construction Follow-On Vehicle

NASA has awarded 24 contracts under a potential eight-year, $3 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity procurement vehicle for general construction services. The space agency said Wednesday it awarded four spots on the unrestricted portion of the  Multiple Award Construction Contract Two and another 20 positions for MACC-II’s five small business set-aside categories. MACC-II task orders will …

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Lockheed Martin, NASA Test Orion Spacecraft’s Power Systems, Computers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has worked with NASA to test the Orion crew module’s vehicle management computers, power and data units and flight software during an initial power-up event at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft will be part of …

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