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Army Picks 9 Firms for Nearly $249M Tech IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded nine companies spots on a $248.6 million multiple-award task order contract to provide technology products and services to the Defense Department. The companies are scheduled to complete the tasks by June 22, 2021, at various locations that depend on each task order award, DoD said Thursday. …

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NASA Books SpaceX for 5 More ISS Cargo Resupply Flights; Cheryl Warner Comments

SpaceX has been awarded five additional flights by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station under a contract signed in December 2015, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter B. de Selding writes the flights are valued at approximately $700 million total and raises to 20 the number of …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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NASA Selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX for Round 2 Space Station Resupply Contracts

NASA has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX a second round of potential multi-billion dollar contracts to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station through 2024 in support of efforts to end U.S. reliance on Russia for access to space by 2017, agency officials said …

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Peter Blocker Joins MCR Federal as Defense Southeast Region VP; Vince Kiernan Comments

Peter Blocker, former vice president of the integrated mission systems business unit at Sierra Nevada, has joined MCR Federal as vice president for the latter company’s defense sector business in the U.S. Southeast region. Blocker will oversee MCR’s office in Huntsville, Alabama and work with defense sector clients in Florida, …

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Kathryn Hambleton: NASA to Award ISS Cargo Resupply Service Contracts Jan. 30

NASA has rescheduled the awarding of a new series of contracts to transport supplies to and from the International Space Station, Reuters reported Thursday. The agency was previously scheduled to name winners for its Commercial Resupply Services 2 competition Thursday and now expects to hand down a decision Jan. 30, 2016, according …

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Air Force Taps Sierra Nevada for $172M A-29 FMS Contract With Lebanon

Sierra Nevada has won a potential four-year, $172.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce six A-29 aircraft for the government of Lebanon through a foreign military sales agreement. The firm-fixed-price contract also covers support equipment, spares, interim contractor assistance, alternate mission tools and engineering support services for the planes, …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders

NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

NASA will award a contract or contracts to develop space vehicles for transporting U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of August or in early September, National Journal reported Tuesday. Marina Koren reports that the future commercial spacecraft would end U.S. dependence on Russia’s Soyuz capsules to transport each astronaut for …

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NASA, Industry Partners Close First Certification Stage for Crew Transport Spacecraft; Phil McAlister Comments

NASA has collaborated with Boeing (NYSE: BA), Sierra Nevada and Space Exploration Technologies to complete the first phase of certification process for a spacecraft to carry astronauts to the International Space Station and back. Boeing, Sierra Nevada and SpaceX outlined their respective plans for transporting space crews to and from the …

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