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ManTech to Support Stratcom, NASA Programs Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 13, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide planning, coordination and other support services for the U.S. Strategic Command‘s Human Space Flight Support program and NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program and Orion program under an $8.7 million U.S. Air Force contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said …

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USRA to Support NASA’s Airborne Astronomical Observatory Under Potential $514M Contract

Universities Space Research Association has secured a potential 18-year, $514 million hybrid contract from NASA to provide science and mission operations support for the space agency’s airborne astronomical observatory. NASA said Saturday the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy program support contract has a 60-day phase-in period, five base years, six two-year options and an additional one-year …

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NASA Awards $100M in Phase II Contracts to 133 Small Business Deep Space Tech Devt Projects

NASA has awarded contracts worth approximately $100 million combined to 133 proposals from at least 112 small businesses that aim to perform research and development work on technology platforms designed for use in future deep space missions. The agency said Thursday it selected the proposals under the second phase of the …

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Rich White: SSL-Built Gimbal Equipment on NASA Raven to Help Mature Satellite Servicing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 6, 2017 — SSL has provided a two-axis gimbal equipment for NASA‘s Raven technology that was launched in February to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the gimbal equipment is based on its Dual Access Positioning Mechanism and is designed to direct rendezvous and proximity …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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NASA Enlists 8 Firms for Small Spacecraft, Launch Vehicle Tech Maturation Program

Eight companies have received contracts worth a combined $17 million to help NASA advance small launch and space vehicle technologies under the second round of the agency’s Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Tipping Point Technologies program. NASA said Thursday each contract contains a performance period of two years, technical progress-related milestone fees and a provision for industry …

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Jerry Tarnacki, John Schneider Take New VP Roles at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Jerry Tarnacki, vice president of quality and mission assurance at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), has been named senior VP of the firm’s newly created space business unit. Tarnacki will directly report to Eileen Drake, Aerojet’s president and CEO, and manage all programs related to defense, NASA, space and launch strategies, …

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February 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets 5th Straight Record Close on Boeing & Huntington Ingalls Lifts

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index crawled to a fifth straight record close Friday to extend its current stretch of weekly gains to three and record a five-day advance of 2.72 percent . The U.S. stock benchmark S&P 500 also inched to a record close for a weekly gain of more than 1 percent despite investor …

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Parsons to Provide Program, Construction Mgmt Services to NASA JPL; Carey Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — Parsons will provide program management, architectural design and construction management services to NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory under a contract award in support of an office upgrade project, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “Parsons has a history of 40+ years providing engineering, procurement, and construction services on projects …

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Chenega Elevates 14-Year Company Vet Tim Lamb to Security Business Unit President

Tim Lamb, president of physical security and fire protection services contractor Chenega Infinity, will transition into a new role of president for Chenega Corp.’s security strategic business unit in July to succeed the retiring Paul Raggio. At that time, Lamb will hold management and oversight responsibilities for seven Chenega-owned businesses: Chenega …

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