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TASC Wins Potential $134M NASA Software Services, R&D Contract

NASA has awarded TASC Inc. a cost-plus-award-fee contract potentially worth $133.9 million to provide software services to the agency’s independent verification and validation facility in Fairmont, W.Va. The contract has a total period of performance of five years, including options. A NASA announcement of the award said TASC’s support will include research …

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Boeing Snags $92 Million NASA Deal

Boeing secured one of four Space Act Agreements in the second round of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development project, worth $92 million. The contracts function “to advance commercial crew space transportation system concepts and mature the design and development of elements of their systems, such as launch vehicles and spacecraft.” “We’re …

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Unisys to Continue Decades-Long Relationship with NASA; Ted Davies Comments

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) won a contract to provide application development and systems integration services to support the simulation and flight research projects at the NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC). According to Unisys, “the Langley Simulation and Aircraft Technical Services contract, a cost-plus-fixed-fee award, has a three-year base period valued at …

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HP Claims Lucrative $2.5 Billion NASA IT Deal; Dennis Stolkey Remarks

HP’s Public Sector won a $2.5 billion IT contract with NASA to provide products and services for up to 10 years, the Wall Street Journal reports. The deal covers PC hardware, software and information-technology services. Senior VP for enterprise services, U.S. public sector Dennis Stolkey said the contract is “very …

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4th Time’s the Charm: ITT Picks Up $1.26 Billion NASA Deal… Again

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT)  was awarded the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center worth a maximum $1.26 billion. ITT previously won the contract in 2008, 2009 and earlier this year, but the deal had been protested by incumbent Honeywell (NYSE: HON). The firm will …

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SAIC Wins $321 Million NASA IT Deal; Group Pres. Joe Craver Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) picked up a contract from NASA to provide IT operations for the Administration’s Enterprise Applications Competency Center.  The deal holds a total maximum value of $321 million. The Enterprise Applications Service Technologies (EAST) contract offers SAIC a two-year base term, a two-year option and a single one-year …

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Raytheon Picks Up $1.7 Billion NASA Contract

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won a pair of deals worth a potential total value of more than $1.7 billion over the next eight years. According to the firm, “these contracts, replacing previous government contracts worth approximately $1.4 billion, were awarded by NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric …

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Lockheed Martin, NASA Send Last Shuttle Fuel Tank to Florida (PICTURE)

The NASA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team that oversaw repairs to the external fuel tank that will help propel the last space shuttle mission into orbit saw the component set sail for NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The team at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans repaired …

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Billion-Dollar International Space Station Support Extension for Boeing

Boeing (NYSE: BA) won an extension from NASA for the International Space Station (ISS) contract for sustaining engineering. The extension is worth a $1.24 billion over the next five years. The firm will continue to focus “on sustaining engineering for hardware and software on the U.S. segment of the ISS …

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Boeing-Made NOAA Satellite Ready for Service

Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) GOES-15, the eighth Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite produced by the firm, has successfully completed on-orbit testing and has been accepted into service by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “GOES-15 completes the fleet of advanced meteorological satellites that Boeing designed, built and launched to …

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