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SSAI Gets $493M NASA Contract for Goddard Space Flight Center Engineering Support

Science Systems and Applications Inc. has received a potential five-year, $493M contract to perform electrical and electronic engineering support services for NASA‘s Maryland-based Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will study, design, develop, fabricate, integrate, test, verify and operate various space, aerial and ground systems under the Electrical Systems Engineering Services …

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SSL to Build Onboard Computer for NASA ‘Psyche’ Spacecraft; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — SSL will help Zin Technologies build and test a flight system component that NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed for the future Psyche mission, which aims to study its namesake metallic asteroid in order to understand the Earth’s formation, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 10. The Maxar Technologies …

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Booz Allen Gets $1.03B Cyber Task Order Under DHS CDM DEFEND Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential six-year, $1.03B task order to develop and field cybersecurity platforms and services for six federal agencies under the new phase of the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. The task order awarded through CDM’s Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise …

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Lockheed Gives Preview of Prototype Habitat for NASA Deep Space Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has unveiled a prototype habitat structure that it has built for future NASA deep space missions as part of a research and development contract awarded in 2016, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Orlando Sentinel reported Thursday that the 22-foot-long cylindrical habitat, currently …

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Intel Closes NASA’s AI-Focused Space Research Program With Demonstration Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 20, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) hosted a demonstration to close an eight-week NASA research program that focused on using artificial intelligence to address challenges in space science and exploration missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the NASA Frontier Development Lab Event Horizon 2018: AI+Space Challenge …

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Northrop-Built ICESat-2 Spacecraft Set for Sept. 15 Launch Under NASA Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) spacecraft is scheduled to launch Sept. 15 from Vandenberg Air Force Base to perform a mission for NASA that aims to collect data on Earth’s changing terrain, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday the Ice, Cloud and land …

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NASA Selects 13 Firms to Conduct LEO Commercial Human Spaceflight Studies

NASA has chosen 13 companies to explore future opportunities for non-governmental entities to conduct U.S. manned spaceflight missions to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit destinations. The space agency said Thursday studies will delve into conceptualization of business plans that will discuss the feasibility of using free-flying structures or …

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NASA Picks Six Firms as Partners for Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects

Six companies have won contracts worth approximately $44 million combined from NASA to develop 10 technology platforms for space exploration. NASA said Thursday it selected the proposals through its Tipping Point solicitation that seeks to address the space technology mission directorate’s three technology focus areas through public-private partnerships. Those focus areas …

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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Florida Today reported Sunday …

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PAE JV Secures Potential $609M NASA Kennedy Support Contract

A joint venture that includes PAE has received a potential eight-year, $608.7 million  contract to support the institutional activities at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center and other agency facilities close to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. PAE-SGT Partners will operate, maintain and engineer assigned facilities, equipment and systems; manage work …

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