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Akima Wins $132M NASA Goddard Facility Operations, Maintenance Contract

NASA has awarded Akima Support Operations a potential $131.7 million contract to help manage and maintain the space agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The Facilities Operations and Maintenance Services III contract is structured as an 8(a) small business set-aside acquisition with the period of performance slated to begin on March …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Wash100 Update: Government Executives Rapidly Outpace GovCon Counterparts

Weekly Roundup February 5 – February 9, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Government Executives Outpace GovCon Counterparts In Wash100 Popular Vote Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO The Wash100 voting has been open for a little over two weeks now, and the preliminary results of the popular vote are showing that …

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Fulcrum Buys PTR Group in Intell, R&D Expansion Push; Jeff Handy Comments

Fulcrum has wrapped up its purchase of Herndon, Virginia-based engineering services company The PTR Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow its presence in intelligence and research-and-development markets. Fulcrum CEO Jeff Handy said in a statement the acquisition supports the company’s entry into the R&D market and …

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Northrop Subsidiary Completes Critical Design Review of Radar Satellite Mesh Reflector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 31, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has concluded the critical design review of a radar antenna reflector for an imaging satellite that will perform joint NASA and Indian space research organization missions in the future, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Astro Aerospace checked the design of the AstroMesh …

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Lockheed, NASA Check InSight Lander’s Solar Arrays Ahead of Mars Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has collaborated with NASA to conduct an assessment on the solar arrays of a robotic spacecraft as part of preparations for its future mission to Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory-led Mars Exploration Program at NASA reported Tuesday that …

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CSRA Leads Team for Computing Expansion at NASA’s Center for Climate Simulation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has been tasked by Goddard Space Flight Center to lead efforts at NASA to expand the computing capacity at the Center for Climate Simulation in support of scientific research, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will collaborate with …

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Gus Bontzos to Head Peraton’s Defense & Electronic Warfare Sector; Stu Shea Comments

Gus Bontzos, formerly vice president and general manager of Peraton’s former advanced solutions organization, has been appointed president of the Herndon, Virginia-based company’s defense and electronic warfare sector. The defense and electronic warfare is one of the two newly established sectors that will serve as Peraton’s research-and-development center and support work …

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NASA Taps HX5 for Potential $377M NASA Glenn Center Support Contract

HX5 has received a potential seven-year, $376.8 million contract to provide engineering, research and scientific support services to NASA‘s Glenn Research Center. NASA said Thursday the Glenn Engineering and Research Support contract has a two-year base period slated to commence April 1, followed by a two-year option, another one-year option and a two-year …

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SSL’s Richard White: Future Satellite Manufacturing to Become On-Orbit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Richard White, president of government systems at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL subsidiary, has said he believes future satellite production and other operations will occur on orbit as associated government projects continue, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. “The satellite-manufacturing facility of the future could …

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SSL’s In-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Completes NASA Design Review; Richard White Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — An SSL-built spacecraft developed for NASA‘s in-orbit satellite servicing effort has completed the space agency’s mission preliminary design review that would advance the program to the Key Decision Point C phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. The Maxar Technologies business unit said Dec. 20 it collaborated with NASA Goddard Space Flight …

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