Tag Archives: NASA

EM’s Weekly Roundup: Katie Arrington Talks Possible CMMC Changes; CISA Director Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration; White House Drops OPM-GSA Merger Plan; Sandeep Kalra Becomes Persistent Systems CEO; Roger Krone on Leidos Third Quarter Results

Jim Garrettson

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Sandeep Kalra Promoted to Persistent Systems CEO Persistent Systems has promoted Sandeep Kalra, an experienced leader in the software services industry, as CEO to lead the company’s strategic growth and services, the company announced Monday. “We are looking forward to the next …

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GovConWire to Host FY21 Acquisition Forum TODAY at 1PM: Learn About the Featured Event Speakers

FY21 Acquisition Forum

During GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the Defense Budget Reform, annual financial audit schedule adherence, Defense Acquisition System and implementation of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework. To register for FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum, as well as view other upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page

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Jennifer Felix: ASRC Federal Invests in Collegiate S&T, Engineering Programs

Jennifer Felix President and CEO ASRC Federal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2020 — ASRC Federal has provided funding for the science, engineering and technology programs at the Eastern Shore Community College and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore as part of the company's workforce development efforts to support NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2.

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Raytheon Technologies to Buy Smallsat Maker Blue Canyon; Roy Azevedo Quoted

Roy Azevedo Intell

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has agreed to acquire small satellites provider Blue Canyon Technologies for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand its platforms in support of clients’ space missions. “What makes Blue Canyon Technologies the right fit for our business is its agile, innovative culture and expertise in small satellite systems and technologies,” said Roy Azevedo, president of Raytheon Intelligence and Space and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner.

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GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum to Host Expert Panel on Nov. 12th

FY21 Acquisition Forum

During GovConWire’s FY21 Acquisition Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the Defense Budget Reform, annual financial audit schedule adherence, Defense Acquisition System and implementation of the Adaptive Acquisition Framework. To register for FY21 Acquisition Virtual Forum, as well as view other upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page

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Janet Kavandi Promoted to Sierra Nevada EVP for Space Systems Group

Janet Kavandi EVP

Janet Kavandi has been elevated from senior vice president to executive VP of Sierra Nevada Corp.'s space systems group. The 25-year NASA veteran will manage the SSG business organization and its programs that include the Dream Chaser, a cargo spacecraft the company is manufacturing under its Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract with the space agency.

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Panelists Discuss Federal Marketplace During GovConWire’s Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Forum

Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities

During GovConWire’s Winning Business and FY21 Opportunities Virtual Forum, notable panelists discussed small to midsize GovCon professionals on how to win business, FY21 opportunities to look out for, navigating the GSA schedule, and what industry can do to help. Rich Wilkinson, Director of Sales Engineering & Enablement with Unanet, moderated the discussion.

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