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Boeing, NASA to Hold Qualification Tests on SLS Insulation System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 7, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with NASA to test a new insulation system that will be used to protect the Space Launch System during its Mars exploration missions, Executive Gov reported Tuesday. The space agency said Saturday the qualification tests will focus on three types of cryogenic foam that make up …

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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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NASA Picks 137 SBIR Research Proposals for Potential $104M Phase II Contracts; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA will move forward to contract negotiations for the potential $104 million second phase of its Small Business Innovation Research program for future deep space missions. The space agency has selected 137 research and technology proposals from 117 U.S. small businesses and research organizations out of 323 responses received for …

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