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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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NASA Picks 3 Firms for Small Satellite Launch System Contracts

Three companies have won contracts to develop launch vehicles for NASA to send miniaturized satellites into low-Earth orbit for space exploration, scientific research and technology demonstration use. NASA said Wednesday it awarded $5.5 million to Firefly Space Systems, $6.9 million to Rocket Lab USA and $4.7 million to Virgin Galactic under …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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