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QinetiQ Names Mark Nappi SVP, Manager for NASA Kennedy Contract

QinetiQ North America has appointed Mark Nappi senior vice president and program manager for the company’s engineering services contract at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. The company said Monday he will manage day-to-day operations included under the contract at the space agency’s primary launch facility. He previously served as vice president …

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DynCorp Wins Potential $177M Award for NASA Aircraft Engineering

DynCorp International LLC has won a potential $176.9 million contract to provide aircraft maintenance and operational support services to NASA, the agency announced Wednesday. The Falls Church, Va.-based firm will provide the space agency with a variety of engineering, research and development and training services. The base period of the …

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ManTech Team Wins $94M NASA Admin Support Contract; Terry Ryan Comments

A ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) and Genex Systems joint venture won a prime contract potentially worth $94 million to provide administrative and professional support to NASA’s Langley Research Center. The contract is a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period, according to a Wednesday announcement. Terry Ryan, president and …

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CSC Wins Potential $47M NASA Aircraft Contract Extension

Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) won a potential $46.6 million NASA contract extension to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support, NASA announced Monday. The extension starts March 1 and has three base months and two three-month options. The cost-plus-award-fee base contract is worth $162.1 million and started Sept. 1, 2009. CSC will …

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NASA Says Commercial Crew Awards Could Hit $500M

NASA expects to make multiple awards ranging between $300 million and $500 million this summer for the agency’s commercial space crew initiative. NASA said it is accepting proposals from industry for a commercial crew transportation system and said proposals could lead to Space Act Agreements. The base period would run …

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NASA Seeking Website Manager, Improved Cloud-Based Infrastructure

NASA is seeking a contractor to improve management of the agency’s websites and put them in an improved cloud computing network. In a request for information on FedBizOpps, NASA said it wants to improve collaborative tools and search capabilities through the Web Enterprise Services and Technology contract. NASA wants to …

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Ball Aerospace Names Goddard Center Head Rob Strain New COO

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (NYSE: BLL) has appointed Rob Strain, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center director, as chief operating officer effective March 2012.. Ball Aerospace said Strain will oversee the company’s operations and will lead support functions including: engineering program execution mission assurance information technology Strain has served as director …

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GTRI Wins Prime Spot on $5.6B Government-Wide IT Contract

Global Technology Resource Inc. has won a prime position on a potential $5.6 billion government-wide information technology contract, GTRI announced Wednesday. NASA said its Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle provides IT products to all federal agencies, including UNIX-, Linux- and Windows-based computer systems with peripherals. GTRI said the contract is for …

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Lockheed Wins $370M to Test Orion Vehicle for NASA

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $370 million sole source contract from NASA to perform a test flight of Lockheed’s Orion crew vehicle, NextGov reports. NASA issued a justification notice for the contract Thursday, saying only Lockheed could fulfill the space agency’s requirements for the test flight. NASA …

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RightNow Stockholders Approve Oracle’s $1.4B Acquisition of Company

RightNow Technologies (NASDAQ: RNOW) stockholders voted to approve Oracle Corp.’s acquisition of RightNow (NASDAQ: ORCL) at a meeting Thursday. Oracle agreed to buy RightNow in October for nearly $1.4 billion in cash, or $43.00 per share (see our previous story on TheNewNewInternet here). RightNow’s federal customers include NASA, the Social Security Administration, the Customs and …

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