Tag Archives: NASA

Orbital ATK to Integrate Tech into Third Stage of ULA Solar Probe Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 7, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday that Orbital ATK will use its navigation, avionics and propulsion subsystems to provide a launch boost to NASA’s planned Solar Probe Plus. The company said Friday the technology will be integrated as the third stage motor of …

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NASA Includes 118 Small Business Teams on IT Products, Services GWAC

NASA has awarded 118 smaller and disadvantaged businesses positions on the agency’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicle to provide information technology systems and services to federal customers. The SEWP V program has “a $25 minimum per order of supplies or services and a per contract maximum of $20 …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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NASA Taps HX5 Sierra for $363M Testing Facilities Support Contract

HX5 Sierra has been awarded a potential 10-year, $363 million contract to help run, engineer and maintain testing facilities at NASA‘s Glenn Research Center and Plum Brook Station in Ohio. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is effective June 1 and carries an initial value of $47.5 million, NASA said Friday. A phase-in period …

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NASA Issues 84 Awards for $20B Govt-Wide Enterprise IT Vehicle

NASA has awarded 84 contracts under the space agency’s potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology supplies and services acquisition vehicle. The Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V program has a five-year base period that covers work between May 1 and April 31, 2020 and a five-year option that would extend work …

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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle. NASA said Monday the company will also provide mission operations support and five Flight Segment Emulators for JPSS-2, which will support the National Oceanic …

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ASRC Federal CEO Mark Gray Selected to Makes Wash100 for IT, Engineering Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 20, 2015 – Mark Gray, CEO at ASRC Federal, has been chosen among this year’s inductees to the Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership in information technology and engineering services. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive …

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United Launch Services Awarded Solar Probe Plus Launch

United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance LLC,  will render the launch services for NASA‘s planned Solar Probe Plus satellite, scheduled in two years. The space agency, which announced the $389.1 million contract award Wednesday, said the 20-day launch period for the SPP will commence on July 31, 2018. The SPP, currently under construction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose, Orion Space Systems Team Earn Wash100 Recognition

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 13, 2015 – Rick Ambrose, Lockheed Martin Space Systems president, has made it to this year’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the Orion space capsule program. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and …

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SpaceX, Orbital ATK to Transport Supply Cargo to ISS; Stephanie Schierholz Comments

Space Exploration Technologies and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have received contract modifications with undisclosed amounts from NASA to carry supplies to the International Space Station, Spaceflight Now reported Saturday. Stephen Clark writes SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft and Orbital ATK’s Cygnus supply ship will each transport 44, 000 pounds of provisions, food, …

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