Tag Archives: space launch system

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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Vern Saunders, Federal Network Systems VP & GM at Jacobs Technology, Added to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 20, 2017 — Vern Saunders, vice president and general manager of federal network systems at Jacobs Technology, has been included in this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in space program support. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives …

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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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Boeing to Move Defense Segment HQ from St. Louis to Washington DC Region

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will shift the headquarters of its $31 billion defense segment from the St. Louis metropolitan region to the Washington, D.C. area effective Jan. 3, 2017 for top executives to gain closer proximity with government customers, a company spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Close to a dozen senior executives including Boeing Defense, …

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Jacobs Lands $246M NASA Contract Modification for Marshall Center Science, Engineering Services

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential 10-month, $246.5 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering, science and technical support for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The modification seeks to exercise an option in the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract and represents a $150 …

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Weekly Roundup October 10 – October 14, 2016: DigitalGlobe Enters M&A Picture, L-3 Buys Again & more

October 10 – October 14, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson We have yet another player in the GovCon M&A scene in the form of the company whose satellites help governments and businesses around the world map every piece of planet …

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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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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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