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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Buck Forms Consulting Firm

David Buck, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, has established a consulting company to help space, nuclear and cyber companies develop engagement strategies and match their capabilities with government requirements.

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NASA Identifies New Commercial Opportunities for Space Station

NASA has unveiled a five-part plan to expand commercial research and development opportunities aboard the International Space Station to support low-Earth orbit missions. The agency said Friday it looks to industry partners to drive space exploration and support NASA’s ongoing LEO activities through services such as astronaut training and technology testing.

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Raytheon, UTC Announce All-Stock Merger; Thomas Kennedy, Greg Hayes Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal that will establish a platform-agnostic technology provider within aerospace and defense segments. The combined company will operate as Raytheon Technologies and be headquartered in the greater Boston metro area upon the deal’s completion, which is expected in the first half of 2020, the firms said in a joint statement published Sunday.

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USAF Plans $93M Space Tech Engineering Contract Extension Award to Johns Hopkins APL

The U.S. Air Force plans to award Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a $93M contract extension to help the military branch engineer space-based systems. Under the sole-source contract, APL will continue to provide research and development services in areas such as space science and engineering, strategic systems, theater air defense and information technology, USAF said Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice.

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Julie Gravallese Represents Mitre in Research, Workforce Dev’t Partnership With UTSA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2019 — Julie Gravallese, vice president for programs and technology integration at Mitre , represented the nonprofit in signing an agreement with the National Security Collaboration Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio to undertake a series of pilot programs designed to advance …

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