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Carahsoft’s John Lee: NASA’s SEWP Vehicle Drives Agency Cloud Adoption, Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — John Lee, vice president of cloud services and program manager for the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle at Carahsoft, has said the NASA contract platform serves to drive cloud adoption at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lee wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that options …

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NRO, CIA Vet Bob Brodowski Joins Orbital ATK Space Systems as Advanced Tech Dev’t Director

Bob Brodowski, formerly director of the National Reconnaissance Office‘s advanced systems and technology directorate, has joined Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) space systems group as director for advanced technology development. Orbital ATK said Friday Brodowski has more than 30 years of experience in programs that align with the company’s research and development efforts. “Bob’s program …

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Chenega Lands $146M Contract for NASA Kennedy Center Security Services

A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $146.3 million contract to provide security, emergency management and protective services to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Chenega Infinity will help NASA manage physical security systems, access procedures, 911 dispatch activities and firefighting, aircraft rescue and life support operations at KSC, the space …

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Weekly Roundup July 18 – July 22 2016: 2Q Earnings Season to Hit High Gear & more

July 18 – July 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    As is the custom of recent times, Lockheed Martin started a new earnings season for GovCon companies Tuesday with a boost to its full-year guidance and second quarter financial …

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NASA Taps 5 Companies to Develop Mars Orbiter Concepts

NASA has awarded separate contracts to five companies to perform concept studies for a future Mars orbiter mission as part of efforts to develop telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging tools to support the space agency’s exploration of the Red Planet. The agency said Monday its Jet Propulsion Laboratory will manage four-month concept studies by Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed …

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Orbital ATK to Launch 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission on Aug. 22

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) plans to launch its sixth International Space Station cargo resupply mission under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA by Aug. 22, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Friday Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in …

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Jacobs Receives NASA Task Order For Orion Space Capsule Parachute System

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) has received a $40.3 million task order from NASA‘s Johnson Space Center to carry out manned flight qualification tests on the agency’s Orion space capsule’s parachute system. Jacobs said Tuesday it will also produce, deliver and install flight parachutes for the first Orion Exploration Mission which will circumnavigate the moon …

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Weekly Roundup July 5 – July 8 2016: Lockheed’s Hand in NASA’s Jupiter Journey & more

July 5 – July 8 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson   Americans everywhere celebrated the country’s 240th birthday Monday and those interested in the U.S. space program had another reason to cheer as NASA’s Juno vehicle arrived inside Jupiter’s orbit as …

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Carlos Kingston Promoted Qualis COO

Carlos Kingston, former vice president of Qualis‘ missiles and space business,  has been appointed to chief operating officer for the technical and engineering support services provider. The Huntsville, Alabama-based small business said Tuesday Kingston’s new role entails oversight and leadership of Qualis contracts that require advisory and assistance services to the Defense Department, NASA and …

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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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