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Lockheed Wraps Quality Tests on Satellite Fuel Tank With 3D-Printed Parts; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has concluded quality tests on a titanium container that it built with 3D-printed parts to store fuel for the LM 2100 satellite bus as part of a multiyear development effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said July 11 it used the Electron Beam …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: $400M+ July Contracts and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup July 9 – July 13, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes   Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up:  $400M+ July Contracts & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Who Says Summer is Slow? $400M+ …

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SaiTech-Venesco JV Awarded Potential $243M NASA IT Support Services Contract

The joint venture of SaiTech and Venesco will provide a range of information technology support services to the IT and communications division at NASA’s headquarters in Washington under a potential five-year, $243 million contract. NASA said Tuesday the JV will help the division plan and manage information systems, support applications, engineer and …

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Johns Hopkins APL Helps NASA Complete Parker Solar Probe Integration Ahead of August Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has helped NASA fully integrate a spacecraft that will work to study the sun’s corona as part of a mission that will launch in August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Thursday the Parker Solar Probe has been …

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General Dynamics Completes Installation, Initial Checkout for Space Network Ground System Update; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has completed the installation and initial checkout phase of NASA’s Space Network and Ground Segment Sustainment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it helped the space agency install equipment necessary to update its Space …

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L3 Buys Applied Defense Solutions in Space Capability Expansion Push; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased Columbia, Md.-based aerospace engineering and space situational awareness services provider Applied Defense Solutions for approximately $50 million in a move to build up its space mission capabilities. L3 said Monday it will operate the newly acquired firm as L3 ADS to provide space exploration, space systems mission …

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Caltech Gets $30B NASA Lab Operations Support Extension

The California Institute of Technology has secured a potential 10-year, $30 billion contract to continue operations support at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif. Caltech will help the space agency develop and sustain key JPL programs in the astrophysics, aeronautics, heliophysics, Earth and planetary sciences and space technology areas, NASA …

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NASA Vet Todd May to Join KBR Government Arm as Space Strategy VP

Todd May, director of NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been named vice president of space strategy for KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services arm. He will formally join KBRwyle in July and will also lead the unit’s systems analysis and services division that serves federal civilian and defense customers, the company said Wednesday. KBRWyle President Byron Bright said …

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Northrop Grumman Powers NASA Webb Telescope’s Main Components Under Integration & Test Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has switched on two main systems of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope in support of the test and integration phase of the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its engineers used external power tools to generate compatible …

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ASRC Federal Unit Picked for Computing Support at NASA Ames, Goddard; Mark Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — A subsidiary of ASRC Federal will work to help NASA assess new computing platforms and conduct simulation and modeling as well as data analysis and visualization under a potential $1.2 billion contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract tasks InuTeq to provide high-performance computing support to the space …

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