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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Nov. 10 Liftoff for 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled a Nov. 10 launch for a Cygnus spacecraft that will carry scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s eighth cargo resupply mission for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency …

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Boeing Australia Develops VR Training Platform for Starliner Spacecraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) business in Australia has utilized virtual reality and simulation technology to build a training platform for NASA‘s future CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the trainer is part of its space research and development efforts outside the U.S. and …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Dr. George Nield as Keynote for 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 22, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Dr. George Nield as a Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit. Dr. George C. Nield serves as the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation at the …

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General Dynamics-Built Radio Supported NASA Cassini Mission; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has supported the final data transmission of NASA‘s Cassini spacecraft before the Saturn orbiter ended its 13-year mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it built the transponder or radio that Cassini had used to send images and other …

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ManTech Inks $180M Deal for InfoZen in Federal Civilian Market Push; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has agreed to buy Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology platforms provider InfoZen through a $180 million cash transaction that would grow ManTech’s managed cloud services and information technology offerings for the federal civilian market. The companies expect to close the deal in October, subject to approval under the …

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NASA Taps AECOM for $93M Ames Facility Engineering Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has secured a potential five-year, $93 million hybrid contract from NASA to provide onsite engineering and architectural services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in California. NASA said Saturday AECOM will prepare designs related to facility modification, repair and maintenance efforts as well as support environmental compliance and remediation research; energy life …

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Reports: Northrop Close to Sealing $7.8B Cash Deal for Orbital ATK

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is close to finalizing an agreement to buy Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) as Northrop aims to broaden its portfolio of missiles and space platforms, Defense News reported Monday. Defense News cited a Wall Street Journal report that says both companies could unveil the transaction as early as Monday …

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Leidos Gets $159M NASA Space Cargo Handling Contract

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has received a potential $159 million contract from NASA to pack pressurised cargo for delivery to and from the International Space Station. Houston-based Leidos Innovations Corp. will provide NASA engineering sustainment services for transport hardware, flight crew equipment, simple payload facilities, payload support items and ancillary …

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InfoReliance-McAfee Team Wins $182M Army Managed Services Contract for Endpoint Security Platform

The U.S. Army has awarded a team of InfoReliance and McAfee a potential five-year, $182 million contract to provide managed cybersecurity technology platforms and services for the service branch. The companies will field and operate the Army Endpoint Security System through a managed platform-as-a-service model to provide global situational awareness …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Public-to-Private Sector Executive Moves of the Summer

Weekly Roundup September 4 – September 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson As the summer comes to a close, let’s take a quick look at the public-to-private sector executive moves over the past few months. A number of high …

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