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Lockheed Execs Host Mike Pence, Heather Wilson in October Visit to Colorado Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson and Space Systems Executive Vice President Rick Ambrose hosted Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson during their visit to a company facility in Colorado in late October, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 27. The Denver …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s Biggest Contracts

Weekly Roundup October 30 – November 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson During October a number of contracts valued at over a billion dollars were awarded for a variety of services such as range services, construction, healthcare staffing, foreign …

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ManTech Records Q3 2017 Rise in Revenue, Net Income; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) recorded $422.7 million in revenue for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017, up from $415.4 million in the same period last year. ManTech said Wednesday it posted $15.2 million in Q3 net income, a figure that reflects a 4 percent rise from the prior-year period. The …

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ArchIntel Sponsors the Potomac Officers Club Space Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, OCTOBER 31, 2017 – ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to leaders in business, sponsored the recent Potomac Officers Club event featuring the keynote speaker the Hon. Heather Wilson — Secretary of U.S. Air Force and principal DOD Space advisor of U.S. Air Force. ArchIntel was a platinum-level sponsor for …

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Northrop Grumman Tensions Sunshield Layers for NASA’S James Webb Telescope

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has rolled out a sunshield subsystem for NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope that utilizes five NeXolve-manufactured layers made of Kapton that work to protect the observatory’s optics, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has also fully tensioned the sunshield layers for the …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s M&A Activity

Weekly Roundup October 23 – October 27 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With October coming to a close, let’s take a look at the most significant M&A activity that took place over the course of this month. Notable M&A activity …

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NASA Issues 24 Awards for $3B General Construction Follow-On Vehicle

NASA has awarded 24 contracts under a potential eight-year, $3 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity procurement vehicle for general construction services. The space agency said Wednesday it awarded four spots on the unrestricted portion of the  Multiple Award Construction Contract Two and another 20 positions for MACC-II’s five small business set-aside categories. MACC-II task orders will …

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NASA Taps ULA for Potential $154M Landsat 9 Launch Services Contract

United Launch Alliance has secured a potential $153.8 million contract from NASA to provide launch support services for the Landsat 9 satellite. NASA said Friday it expects Landsat 9 to take off aboard the Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture’s Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg …

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SpaceX Lands $97M NASA Contract for Ocean Topography Mission Launch Services

SpaceX has secured a $97 million contract from NASA to launch a satellite that will work to continue a long-term effort to measure the height of the global sea surface. NASA said Friday it expects the Sentinel-6A spacecraft to lift off by November 2020 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 …

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