Tag Archives: Kennedy Space Center

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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NASA Vet William Parsons Joins PAE-BWXT JV S3 as President

William “Bill” Parsons, an 18-year NASA veteran, has been named president of Syncom Space Services, a joint venture of PAE and BWX Technologies (NYSE: BWXT). Parsons will oversee S3’s operations at NASA that include management of facility operations, test and manufacturing services and maintenance requirements at Stennis Space Center in …

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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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Lockheed Martin Provides Heat Shield for Orion Crew Module

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has provided the heat shield for the Orion crew module of NASA‘s Exploration Mission-1 and delivered the component to the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday it then transported the heat shield to the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building in preparation …

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ULA to Provide Atlas V Launch Services for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will provide Atlas V 541 launch services to NASA for a follow-up rover mission to Mars. NASA said Friday it estimates that the Mars 2020 launch will cost $243 million, including spacecraft and planetary protection processing, rocket integration and tracking, data …

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Weekly Roundup August 8 – August 12 2016: KBR and HPE Make Public Sector M&A Plays & More

August 8 – August 12 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting sector observers got a twin bill of significant acquisition developments during the Thursday evening-Friday morning “down time” in financial markets to continue the GovCon industry’s ongoing deal spree. Prior to this …

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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

NASA has awarded a potential two-year,  $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center. The agency said Monday Jacobs Technology will continue to perform overall management and implementation work for ground systems, flight hardware …

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Chenega Lands $146M Contract for NASA Kennedy Center Security Services

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $146.3 million contract to provide security, emergency management and protective services to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Chenega Infinity will help NASA manage physical security systems, access procedures, 911 dispatch activities and firefighting, aircraft rescue and life support operations at KSC, the space …

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NASA Plans New Ground System at Kennedy for Lockheed’s Orion, Boeing’s SLS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — NASA will build new ground infrastructure at Kennedy Space Center to support the processing of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Orion spacecraft and Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday its plan is the result of an assessment by …

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