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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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Ward Johnson: Jacobs to Continue NASA Engineering, Science Services Work

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a $120 million contract modification to continue its work on a NASA engineering and science services program at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The company will provide science, engineering and technical support for the Space Launch System, International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope and other space …

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Boeing to Build Space Launch System Core Stage Under $3B Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a $2.8 billion contract with NASA to build the core stage of the company’s Space Launch System rocket as the company and agency near the end of the last review of the stage prior to full production. The company also builds the avionics features for the …

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NASA, Contractors Prep for Commercial Space Missions; Jim Crocker Comments

NASA and industry partners are working to prepare and assess spacecraft and components that are scheduled for deep space missions in 2014 and 2017. The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built Orion unmanned spacecraft is scheduled to launch in the fall and the Space Launch System is set for its first flight …

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Jacobs Wins $138M NASA Manufacturing Support Option; Terry Hagen Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) has won a $138 million contract option to continue working under a manufacturing support and facility operations contract with NASA. The company will work with the Marshall Space Flight Center’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where NASA builds aerospace structures, Jacobs said Tuesday. Terry Hagen, …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $1B for NASA Test, Operations Support

Jacobs Technology has won a potential $1.37 billion contract to provide NASA testing and operations support for programs such as the International Space Station. NASA said the contract contains a one-year, seven-month base period and options to extend work through Sept. 30, 2022. The subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group will …

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