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Jacobs Wins Potential $1B for NASA Test, Operations Support

Jacobs Technology has won a potential $1.37 billion contract to provide NASA testing and operations support for programs such as the International Space Station. NASA said the contract contains a one-year, seven-month base period and options to extend work through Sept. 30, 2022. The subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group will …

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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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Lockheed Martin Questions Safety, Cost of Commercial Passenger Transport to ISS

Lockheed Martin is warning that the fast-tracking of plans to develop commercial passenger transport systems for the International Space Station (ISS) costly and unsafe. John Stevens, director of business development for human spaceflight at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, said “we’re having a hard time affording the Orion program, which is designed to take humans …

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