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Accenture’s Federal Subsidiary Adds Former NOAA Chief Kathryn Sullivan to Board of Managers

Kathryn Sullivan, a retired NASA astronaut and former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, has joined the board of managers at Accenture's (NYSE: ACN) federal arm. “We welcome her experience and insight as we continue to evolve our company and help our clients stay ahead of their changing mission needs," said John Goodman, chief executive of AFS and a 2019 Wash100 winner.

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Northrop to Support In-Space Manufacturing Demo for NASA

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a subcontract to help Made in Space demonstrate an in-orbit manufacturing system for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate. The industry team aims to deploy a 3D printing robot in space as part of the agency's Archinaut mission, Northrop said Tuesday. MIS received a $74M prime contract to conduct the flight demonstration.

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Made In Space to Demo In-Orbit Manufacturing System Under $74M NASA Contract

Made In Space has received a $73.7M contract from NASA to test a small robot designed to produce spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The company will demonstrate the potential of Archinaut One to manufacture technologies for the agency's missions to Mars and the moon, NASA said Saturday.

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