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General Atomics Unit to Build Spacecraft for NASA’s Solar Irradiance Measurement Project

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General Atomics business unit has secured a potential six-year, $32.9M contract to develop spacecraft NASA will use on a mission to measure solar energy input to Earth. The company's electromagnetic systems group will help the space agency build and test the space vehicle for the Total and Spectral Solar Irradiance Sensor-2 effort, NASA said Thursday.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Partnership Should Pursue ‘Commercial First’ Satcom Investment Principles

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said a new level of public-private collaboration that embraces a "commercial first" approach is key to innovate and modernize military space systems, ExecutiveBiz reported May 12.

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Maxar’s Tony Frazier: Commercial Tech Platforms Support Gov’t Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 25, 2020 — Tony Frazier, executive vice president of global field operations at Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) and four-time Wash100 awardee, said government agencies increasingly turn to commercial platforms, imagery and services to perform missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Feb. 19.

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NASA Vet George Morrow Joins ASRC Federal as Space Strategy VP

George Morrow, former acting director of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, has been named vice president of space strategy at ASRC Federal. He will be responsible for expanding ASRC Federal's business relationships in the government sector and growing its space-related offerings in adjacent markets, the company said Monday.

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