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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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Boeing-Built Rocket to Carry Lockheed Martin’s Skyfire CubeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System will carry the Orion unmanned spacecraft and 13 CubeSats to deep space in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Wednesday two of the CubeSats that will be onboard the SLS are the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Skyfire and Morehead …

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Lockheed Clears Majority of Orion EM-1 Critical Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 28,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is near the completion of the critical design review for the Orion spacecraft as it prepares to move forward to the program’s full-scale fabrication phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday it will also conduct the critical design review of Orion’s European Service Module …

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Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015: Frank Kendall Expands Thoughts on Defense Sector Consolidation Prospects & more

Weekly Roundup Oct 12 – Oct 16 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer took to the TV airwaves this week to expand further on his message that the defense prime contractor landscape should remain in …

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