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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Air Force Issues $147M Contract Funds for ULA Atlas V 551 Launch Vehicle Production

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received $146.5 million in contract funds from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for a new Atlas V configuration. The Defense Department said Friday that ULA will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration and payload fairing and transportation under …

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SpaceX Wins Potential $97M GPS III Satellite Launch Service Contract

SpaceX has won a potential two-year, $96.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch send a GPS III satellite into orbit. The Defense Department said Tuesday that SpaceX will conduct satellite launch vehicle production, launch operations, mission integration, mission and spaceflight worthiness efforts under the firm-fixed-price contract. DoD noted …

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NASA Enlists 8 Firms for Small Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle Tech Maturation Program

Eight companies have received contracts worth a combined $17 million to help NASA advance small launch and space vehicle technologies under the second round of the agency’s Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Tipping Point Technologies program. NASA said Thursday each contract contains a performance period of two years, technical progress-related milestone fees and a provision for industry …

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ULA to Support Air Force Launch Vehicle Configuration Under $269M Contract Modification

United Launch Alliance has received a $269.2 million contract modification to configure the Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s launch vehicle production requirement for fiscal year 2017. The Defense Department said Friday work will occur in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, through April …

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Orbital ATK Records 16% Profit Bump for 2015 as Full-Year, 4Q EPS Exceed Street Outlook

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported a profit increase of 16.28 percent for the full 2015 calendar year compared to 2014 and a 15.33-percent hike for the fourth quarter. Full-year profit was stated as $289.9 million, or $5.02 per share, for 2015 …

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USAF Awards ULA $373M Contract Modification for Rocket Production Services

United Launch Alliance has been awarded a $373.3 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for two National Reconnaissance Office rockets. The Defense Department said Thursday that ULA will support the configurations of a Delta IV Heavy and an Atlas V 421 for the agency. ULA will perform work through Jan. 30, 2019, …

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