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Former Virgin Galactic President Steve Isakowitz Appointed President of Aerospace Corp.

Steve Isakowitz, formerly Virgin Galactic president, will join The Aerospace Corporation as its new president on Aug. 1 and assume the added role of CEO when current CEO Wanda Austin retires in October. Aerospace said Tuesday the board of trustees and its selection committee, led by former U.S. Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, elected Isakowitz as part of …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Consolidate 6 Business Units Into Defense, Space Organizations

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) will combine its six business units into defense and space organizations as part of a corporate reorganization effort. The company said Monday the future senior vice presidents of Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc.‘s defense and space businesses will report directly to Eileen Drake,  president and CEO of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings. …

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AURA Receives $196M NASA Contract Extension for Hubble Telescope Science Operations

NASA has awarded a $196.3 million contract extension to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy to continue its science operations support for the Hubble Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute. The agency said Friday the extension brings the total contract value to $2 billion and requires products and services …

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Air Force Taps M1 Support Services For $194M T-38 Aircraft Maintenance Contract

M1 Support Services has won a $193.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the operations and maintenance of the Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) T-38 Talon trainer aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract requires M1 to provide support on companion training services for B-2 and U-2 pilots and adversary air assets …

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ASRC Federal Unit to Support NASA Leadership Training Programs; Mark Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — A subsidiary of ASRC Federal will support NASA‘s Academy of Program/Project and Engineering Leadership training programs for its technical workforce under a $21 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday ASRC Federal Data Solutions will help develop curriculum and implement e-learning practices to train …

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KBR Strikes $570M Deal For Engineering, Science Contractor Wyle

Houston-based KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase U.S. federal engineering and scientific services contractor Wyle Laboratories for $570 million in a move both companies expect to create a global government services business segment with an estimated $2 billion in projected annual contract work. KBR said Monday it expects to …

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NASA Extends Harris’ Space Communications Network Support Contract

NASA has exercised two one-year options on a previously awarded contract to Harris (NYSE: HRS) for communications, telemetry and tracking support to the International Space Station and various satellites in low-Earth orbit. The options increase the ceiling value of the company’s Space Communications Network Services contract with NASA by about $384 million, Harris said Monday. Harris booked the …

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Erin Andre Named SRI Chief People Officer, Greg Kovacs to Serve as Biosciences Division President

SRI International has appointed Greg Kovacs, a 25-year professor at Stanford University, as president of its biosciences division and named Erin Andre, former chief human resource officer of Convergys, as the nonprofit’s chief people officer. Kovacs will collaborate with other executives of SRI and the biosciences division to  implement research, development and commercialization strategies, SRI …

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Weekly Roundup May 16 – May 20 2016: The Private Sector’s Role in Fed Workforce Support & more

May 16 – May 20 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The future of the federal government and contractor workforces is our focus here as we look at a pair of new initiatives announced this week that aim to help build …

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Lockheed Martin to Introduce ‘Mars Base Camp’ Concept

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has said NASA can use a manned spacecraft orbiting Mars as a platform to send humans to the planet by the 2030s as part of the company’s Mars Base Camp concept, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Popular Science reported Wednesday that Lockheed is …

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