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Peraton to Extend NASA Space Comms Support Under $243M Contract; Roger Mason Quoted

Peraton will continue to provide telemetry, tracking and command services to NASA’s Space Communications Network Services program under a one-year, $243M contract extension. The company said Thursday it will help the Goddard Space Flight Center plan and engineer the mission integration process  for near-Earth and space communications connectivity. SCNS serves as the …

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Report: $27.5B in Fiscal 2019 DISA IT Contracts Up for Grabs

The Pulse of GovCon‘s analysis of information technology contracting opportunities at the Defense Information Systems Agency predicted more than $27.5B in potential awards before fiscal year 2019 ends, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Pulse researchers came up with this estimate after they analyzed 30 of the 55 IT contracts DISA expects to award over …

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Peraton CIO Rob Giannetta Outlines Firm’s Business Transformation Using Deltek ERP Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9, 2018 — Peraton has worked with Deltek to help deploy an enterprise resource planning system in support of the former’s business transformation efforts powered by cloud capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Rob Giannetta, chief information officer of Peraton, has noted in a blog post published Tuesday that the company …

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Jacobs Secures $138M NASA Kennedy Center Operations Support Extension

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to support tests and operations at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center under a one-year, $137.5M contract extension. The company said Tuesday it will help the agency manage ground and launch systems, as well as process payloads for the Cape Canaveral, Fla.-based facility’s spacecraft integration, hardware …

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Northrop-Built Spacecraft Completes 11-Year NASA Mission in Asteroid Belt

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft that was built to study Vesta and Ceres in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter has concluded its mission after 11 years of providing data and images to researchers, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Dawn …

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Northrop Designates Latest Space Station Cargo Resupply Spacecraft as SS John Young

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named the Cygnus spacecraft that will launch Nov. 15 to bring scientific cargo to the International Space Station after the late NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy officer John Young, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the S.S. John Young, which will …

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SSL to Develop In-Space Refueling, Dual-Mode Propulsion Tech for NASA; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — SSL has entered into a public-private partnership with NASA to build two spacecraft technologies under the agency’s Tipping Point program that aims to utilize commercial space capabilities for government missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 1. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Oct. 1 its SSL subsidiary will work to develop …

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MTSI to Help NASA Establish Framework for FAA Certification of Autonomous Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 17, 2018 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will collaborate with NASA to develop a framework for the certification of autonomous aircraft systems in line with the requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will build software code and algorithms as part …

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Northrop Continues Pre-Flight Processing for Planned Oct. 26 Launch of ICON Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rescheduled the launch of the Ionospheric Connection Explorer spacecraft to Oct. 26 following the completion of a fourth flight simulation activity and encapsulation work with a Pegasus rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASASpaceflight.com reported Friday that Northrop’s innovation systems business is moving forward …

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SSL Lands Spot on $750M NASA Small Spacecraft Tech Prototyping IDIQ; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a position on a potential five-year, $750M contract from NASA to develop spacecraft technologies for the Defense Department. SSL is among three contractors selected to support the the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration–Space Solutions program managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center, Maxar said Monday. Richard …

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