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Johns Hopkins APL Completes Clean-Room Prep on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 3, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has completed its clean-room work to prepare NASA‘s Parker Solar Probe for launch after mating the spacecraft to Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Star 48BV rocket motor and encasing it within its fairing, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The probe is set to …

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NASA Selects Four Firms to Launch Tech Payloads on Reusable Platforms

NASA has tapped four companies to provide integration and launch services for a program that aims to leverage commercial suborbital reusable platforms to test new technologies near the boundary of space. The Flight Opportunities Program will involve Aerostar International, Blue Origin Texas, UP Aerospace and World View Enterprises launching research and …

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Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Concludes 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 1, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems-built (NYSE: NOC) Cygnus spacecraft that launched in May to deliver an estimated 7,400 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station and perform secondary space missions reentered Earth’s atmosphere Monday after a 52-day stay at the space observatory, ExecutiveBiz …

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COLSA Gets $107M Contract to Help NASA Run Federal Shared Services Data Center

COLSA has secured a potential $107.4 million contract to support operations at a federal data shared services facility located at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Bay St. Louis, Miss. NASA said Tuesday the NCCIPS Version Two contract has a 60-day phase-in period that will commence on Aug. 1, four option years and an additional …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup July 16 – July 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO       L3 Technologies Enjoys Strong M&A Activity in July This week, I’d like to highlight L3 Technologies which has engaged in …

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Lockheed Wraps Quality Tests on Satellite Fuel Tank With 3D-Printed Parts; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has concluded quality tests on a titanium container that it built with 3D-printed parts to store fuel for the LM 2100 satellite bus as part of a multiyear development effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said July 11 it used the Electron Beam …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: $400M+ July Contracts and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup July 9 – July 13, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes   Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up:  $400M+ July Contracts & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Who Says Summer is Slow? $400M+ …

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SaiTech-Venesco JV Awarded Potential $243M NASA IT Support Services Contract

The joint venture of SaiTech and Venesco will provide a range of information technology support services to the IT and communications division at NASA’s headquarters in Washington under a potential five-year, $243 million contract. NASA said Tuesday the JV will help the division plan and manage information systems, support applications, engineer and …

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Johns Hopkins APL Helps NASA Complete Parker Solar Probe Integration Ahead of August Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has helped NASA fully integrate a spacecraft that will work to study the sun’s corona as part of a mission that will launch in August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Thursday the Parker Solar Probe has been …

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General Dynamics Completes Installation, Initial Checkout for Space Network Ground System Update; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has completed the installation and initial checkout phase of NASA’s Space Network and Ground Segment Sustainment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it helped the space agency install equipment necessary to update its Space …

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