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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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ASRC Federal Lands Potential $319M Award for NASA KSC Infrastructure, Application & Comm Services

ASRC Federal‘s data solutions business has secured a potential five-year, $319 million to support infrastructure, applications and communication functions at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Wednesday the company will also provide products and services to KSC as well as other NASA facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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