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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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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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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $2.3B Ceiling Increase to DoD R&D Support IDIQ

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a $2.35B contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research, development and engineering services to Department of Defense programs. This award increases the maximum ceiling amount of APL’s indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to $7.11B, the Pentagon said Friday. Naval Sea Systems Command …

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129 Small Businesses Get NASA Space Tech Dev’t Contracts Worth $106M Total

NASA has awarded $106M in total contract funds to 129 small businesses to further develop technology platforms that may help sustain human presence on the moon and Mars. The companies submitted 142 innovation proposals to develop, demonstrate and deliver space-based systems for planetary missions under the second phase of NASA’s …

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MIT Lincoln Lab to Conduct Advanced Tech R&D Under $2B Air Force Contract Modification

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory received a $2.03B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop technology platforms for the Department of Defense. The modification brings the total value of a previously awarded contract to $9.6B and covers long-term tech R&D, rapid prototyping and demonstration …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents David Wajsgras, President of IIS Business for Raytheon, With His Fifth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented David Wajsgras, president of intelligence, information and services for Raytheon, with his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday.  Executive Mosaic recognizes Wajsgras for leading the development of “organic” R&D and securing major contracts from several federal agencies. We are pleased to …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $873M Contract for DoD R&D, Analysis & Engineering Services

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential $873M contract for analytic, engineering, research, development, test and evaluation services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Washington Headquarters Services announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. APL will support OSD in global-regional …

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MEI Wins $340M Air Force Space Tech R&D Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential seven-year, $340M contract to help a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory directorate develop space technology concepts. Arlington, Va.-based MEI will support AFRL’s space vehicles directorate in development, analysis, integration, experimentation, demonstration and evaluation efforts, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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GE, Framatome, Westinghouse Secure $111M in DOE Fuel Dev’t Funds

General Electric (NYSE: GE), Westinghouse and Framatome have secured $111.2M in financial assistance awards from the Department of Energy to develop accident tolerant fuels. ATFs are designed to increase the heat tolerance of nuclear reactors and ensure the safety, security, reliability and economy of nuclear fuel activities, DOE said Thursday. GE will …

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