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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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NASA Issues 9-Month Extension for Wyle’s Johnson Space Center Support Contract

Wyle‘s integrated science and engineering group has received a nine-month, $97 million contract modification from NASA that extends the company’s support for the Johnson Space Center’s Human Health and Performance Directorate. NASA said Tuesday the modification brings the contract’s total value to $1.5 billion and extends Wyle’s services through the end of January 2016. The …

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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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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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NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential 3-Year Extension for NASA Johnson Center Services

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a potential three-year, $34.6 million contract extension to continue helping to operate NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The extension contains a two-year base period that covers work between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and a one-year option that would extend work to Sept. 30, 2017, NASA said Friday. The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, …

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NASA, Contractors Prep for Commercial Space Missions; Jim Crocker Comments

NASA and industry partners are working to prepare and assess spacecraft and components that are scheduled for deep space missions in 2014 and 2017. The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built Orion unmanned spacecraft is scheduled to launch in the fall and the Space Launch System is set for its first flight …

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SAIC Wins Potential $1.7B NASA Spaceflight Support IDIQ

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential 10-year,  $1.76 billion contract to provide biomedical, medical and health services for human spaceflight programs at NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award-fee task orders for work over five base years and two option periods, NASA said Thursday. …

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SAIC Wins Potential $202M NASA Safety Support IDIQ

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential $202.5 million contract for safety, mission assurance and engineering services supporting NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award fee and firm-fixed-price task orders over three base years and two option years, NASA said Monday. Contract work …

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