Tag Archives: Orion

Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more

October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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Lockheed Martin Provides Heat Shield for Orion Crew Module

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has provided the heat shield for the Orion crew module of NASA‘s Exploration Mission-1 and delivered the component to the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NASA said Saturday it then transported the heat shield to the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building in preparation …

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NASA Awards Potential $165M IT Services Contract to All Points Logistics

All Points Logistics has secured a potential five-year, $165 million contract from NASA to provide a range of information technology support services to the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama and Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. NASA said Thursday the MSFC Information Technology Services II contract covers IT planning, policy, service integration, …

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Lockheed to Deploy Lunar Imaging CubeSat With 2018 NASA Orion Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch a CubeSat lunar research satellite with Orion‘s Exploration Mission-1 in 2018 under a contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the SkyFire miniature satellite will be equipped with an infrared camera and work to capture images of …

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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

NASA has awarded a potential two-year,  $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center. The agency said Monday Jacobs Technology will continue to perform overall management and implementation work for ground systems, flight hardware …

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Jacobs Receives NASA Task Order For Orion Space Capsule Parachute System

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) has received a $40.3 million task order from NASA‘s Johnson Space Center to carry out manned flight qualification tests on the agency’s Orion space capsule’s parachute system. Jacobs said Tuesday it will also produce, deliver and install flight parachutes for the first Orion Exploration Mission which will circumnavigate the moon …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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NASA Plans New Ground System at Kennedy for Lockheed’s Orion, Boeing’s SLS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 31, 2016 — NASA will build new ground infrastructure at Kennedy Space Center to support the processing of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Orion spacecraft and Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday its plan is the result of an assessment by …

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Lockheed Awards ASRC Federal for Orion Program Support; Mark Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded ASRC Federal for its work to support the Orion program with NASA, GovCon Executive reported March 15. ASRC Federal said March 9 it received the 2015 Rigel Award as Lockheed’s top small business partner for that year during which …

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Lockheed Delivers Orion Crew Module as NASA Preps Launch Onboard Boeing’s SLS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 5, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the Orion crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center, where it will undergo tests before engineers integrate it with other spacecraft hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Orion spacecraft will launch as part of Exploration Mission-1 onboard …

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