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The Potomac Officers Club Adds MG David D. Thompson as Keynote for 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added Major General David D. Thompson as the Keynote Speaker for the 2017 Space: Innovations, Programs and Policies Summit. A new Space Race is brewing and the United States is determined to …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Test Component of Robotic Space Assembly & Servicing Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA to check the capability of a robotic platform that will work to support the assembly of space structures in the future as part of a ground demonstration at the Langley Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space …

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Unisys Enters Reseller Agreement to Offer ‘Stealth’ Security Tech on SEWP V, CIO-CS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 1, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has tapped Computer Marketing Associates to help facilitate delivery of the Unisys Stealth data security software and professional services to federal government customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The reseller agreement works to build the availability of Unisys Stealth on NASA‘s Solutions for …

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Johns Hopkins APL Unveils Radioisotope-Powered Drone for Possible NASA Titan Exploration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has introduced a conceptual radioisotope-powered autonomous dual-quadcopter as a possible platform to support a future NASA mission to explore Saturn’s largest moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. APL said Wednesday the Dragonfly concept features a Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator that will work to power the …

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Jacobs Unit Secures Potential $1B Contract for NASA Engineering, Scientific Services

Jacobs Engineering Group‘s (NYSE: JEC) technology business unit has received a potential eight-year, $1.1 billion contract from NASA to perform a range of engineering and scientific services in support of the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center and Michoud Assembly Facility. NASA said Thursday the Engineering Services and Science Capability Augmentation contract is …

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Lockheed Martin, NASA Test Orion Spacecraft’s Power Systems, Computers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 23, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has worked with NASA to test the Orion crew module’s vehicle management computers, power and data units and flight software during an initial power-up event at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft will be part of …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: The Biggest Contracts of the Week

Weekly Roundup August 14 – August 18 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This week the GovCon industry witnessed a number of significant contract awards, many of which focused on R&D, space, IT services and missile defense. Let’s take a quick …

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HPE Tech to Support 1-Year NASA Experiment on Space-Based Computing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has provided a supercomputer that NASA will utilize in a one-year experiment at the International Space Station to monitor the performance of a commercial off-the-shelf high-performance computing system in a space environment, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Alain Andreoli, a …

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Caltech to Extend NASA JPL Operations Support Under $2.5B IDIQ Contract

The California Institute of Technology will continue to help NASA run the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory under a potential $2.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. NASA said Wednesday Caltech will manage the development and sustainment of core competencies for NASA-funded projects in areas such as astrophysics, aeronautics, Earth and planetary sciences, heliophysics …

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