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Unisys to Provide Simulation Hardware, Software Support to NASA Langley

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 19, 2016 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will provide flight simulation hardware and software support to NASA‘s Langley Research Center under a five-year, $38.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes systems design, development, validation, modification and integration services. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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NASA Astronauts Test Boeing-Built CST-100 Training Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 11, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) let NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Eric Boe do a trial run of the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft using company-built training devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Boeing said Thursday these devices are equipped with CST-100’s switches and display panels to prepare the spacecraft’s four crewmen …

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Jacobs Lands $355M NASA Aerospace Facilities Operations IDIQ

A Jacobs Engineering Group subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $355 million contract to operate and maintain NASA‘s ground-based aerospace facilities at Ames Research Center. Jacobs Technology will provide testing and support services to the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnels and the Arc Jet Complex under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, NASA said Thursday. The …

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SAIC Lands $485M NASA Enterprise Applications Service Tech 2 Support Contract

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a potential eight-year, $485 million contract to continue to provide operational support services for NASA’s Enterprise Applications Competency Center. The follow-on, cost-plus-performance-fee contract was awarded through the Enterprise Applications Service Technologies program and contains a two-year base period with six option years, NASA said …

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Jacobs Receives $128M NASA Engineering, Science Services Contract Extension; Terence Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) will continue to perform engineering and science services for NASA’s Huntsville, Alabama-based Marshall Space Flight Center under a one-year, $127.8 million contract modification. Jacobs said Tuesday the company started its science and engineering and technician support to MSFC on Oct. 3, 2015 and will …

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Mike Gazarik, Jeff Osterkamp Appointed to VP Roles at Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has appointed new vice presidents to lead its engineering and mission assurance businesses. The company said Monday it appointed Mike Gazarik as VP of engineering and Jeff Osterkamp as VP of mission assurance. Gazarik, formerly technology director at Ball Aerospace, will oversee the company’s engineering, supply chain management, intellectual …

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Harris Completes Installation of NASA Webb Telescope’s 9th Flight Mirror

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — The segmented primary mirror of NASA‘s James Webb Space Telescope is halfway to completion after Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) finished the installation of its ninth flight mirror, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Tuesday the mirrors used are built by Ball Aerospace & Technologies, which …

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NASA Awards Boeing’s 2nd Task Order for ISS Crew Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 22, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will proceed with work under NASA‘s Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contract with the award of a second task order following design and developmental milestones for the CST-100 Starliner,  ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday the company will work to prepare for potential …

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Lockheed Delivers Mars Lander to NASA for Final Pre-Launch Tests

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has shipped the InSight Mars lander to the NASA launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base for final integration and tests ahead of the spacecraft’s launch in March, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday InSight will launch aboard an Atlas …

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