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Stinger Ghaffarian Secures Potential $1B NASA Contract for Mission Systems Operations Support

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies has landed a potential eight-year, $1.1 billion contract from NASA to provide mission systems operations support at the Johnson Space Center. NASA said Friday the indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract encompasses technical, managerial and administrative services for spaceflight programs. SGT will also provide assistance to the International Space Station Program that …

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Dynetics to Build, Test SLS Universal Stage Adapter Under Potential $222M NASA Award

Dynetics has received a potential 11-year, $221.7 million contract from NASA to design, build and test a universal stage adapter for integration into the Space Launch System rocket. NASA said Thursday it will use the adapter to connect the SLS rocket to the Orion spacecraft for Exploration Mission-2, a possible first crewed and second …

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Airbus Secures $212M Contract to Build ESA’s 2nd Orion Spacecraft Service Module

Airbus‘ defense and space business has been awarded a potential $212 million contract by  the European Space Agency to produce a second service module for the Orion spacecraft that Lockheed Martin currently builds for NASA. Airbus said Thursday the second European service module will be built to provide propulsion, power and thermal control as well as water …

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NASA Awards Potential $165M IT Services Contract to All Points Logistics

All Points Logistics has secured a potential five-year, $165 million contract from NASA to provide a range of information technology support services to the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama and Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana. NASA said Thursday the MSFC Information Technology Services II contract covers IT planning, policy, service integration, …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Analyze Data From 2nd SLS Booster Qualification Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) continues to work with NASA to analyze data from a second qualification test on the company-built booster engine for the Space Launch System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency said Friday initial test results indicate that the booster functioned according to objectives at 40 degrees Fahrenheit, …

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Jacobs Receives $500M NASA Launch Services Program Contract Extension

NASA has awarded a potential two-year,  $500 million extension to a Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary on a test and operations support contract for support of the space agency’s launch services program at Kennedy Space Center. The agency said Monday Jacobs Technology will continue to perform overall management and implementation work for ground systems, flight hardware …

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Orbital ATK Readies 2nd Qualification Motor for NASA SLS Booster Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed the installation of a second qualification motor for the Space Launch System boosters at a Utah facility ahead of a planned static-fire test on June 28, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the QM-2 motor will be used in a …

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John Shannon Appointed Boeing Space Launch System VP, Program Manager

John Shannon, formerly Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) International Space Station program manager, has been named vice president and program manager for the company’s space launch system. He succeeds retiring Virginia Barnes, Boeing said Thursday. Shannon previously served as deputy associate administrator for NASA’s exploration planning in the human exploration and operations …

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