Tag Archives: Kennedy Space Center

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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Lockheed Delivers Orion Crew Module as NASA Preps Launch Onboard Boeing’s SLS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the Orion crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center, where it will undergo tests before engineers integrate it with other spacecraft hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Orion spacecraft will launch as part of Exploration Mission-1 onboard …

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NASA Eyes Commercial Use of Vehicle Assembly Facility at Kennedy Space Center; Scott Colloredo Comments

NASA is seeking proposals from private companies for the use of the Vehicle Assembly Building – High Bay 2 facility at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center for the development of launch vehicles. The space agency said Tuesday the request for proposals is part of its 20-year plan to drive effective asset utilization at the Kennedy …

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Ward Johnson: NASA Extends Jacobs’ Test Support for Kennedy Space Center

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide test and operations support to the Kennedy Space Center for another two years after NASA exercised a $172.8 million contract extension option. The company said Tuesday the modification also includes a concurrent two-year extension of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision for task orders. “We are pleased to support …

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NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to …

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Mark Fisher: Schafer to Support NASA Kennedy Ground Systems Program

Schafer Corp. has been awarded a follow-on task order to help NASA with ground systems planning and control analysis at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company will support KSC’s Ground Systems Development and Operations Program as a subcontractor to Millennium Engineering and Integration, Schafer said Tuesday. “This …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $1B for NASA Test, Operations Support

Jacobs Technology has won a potential $1.37 billion contract to provide NASA testing and operations support for programs such as the International Space Station. NASA said the contract contains a one-year, seven-month base period and options to extend work through Sept. 30, 2022. The subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group will …

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