Tag Archives: space

Maria Demaree, Lockheed VP & GM of Mission Solutions, to Moderate Panel During Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit

Maria Demaree VP

Maria Demaree, vice president and general manager of mission solutions at Lockheed Martin's space business, will moderate the “5G Space: The Ultimate Connected High Ground” panel during Potomac Officers Club’s 5G Summit on October 27th. To Register for the 5G Summit, and view other upcoming events, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page!

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Alion to Help Air Force Develop Space Tech Under $71M Task Order

Alion Science and Technology has received a four-year, $71M task order to help the Air Force Research Laboratory develop space, electromagnetic and information technologies for potential national security use. The company said Monday it will perform research, development, test and evaluation services to AFRL's space vehicles directorate as the military service looks to advance joint, coalition and multidomain warfare systems.

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ARFL, Space Force to Develop New Cybersecurity Architecture for Satellites

US Space Force

The Air Force Research Lab and the U.S. Space Force have initiated the development of new cybersecurity architecture for satellites, FedScoop reported Monday. The Space Force will work with Xage Security to create a zero trust-style security system that is “rooted in tamperproof blockchain technology” to protect space systems.

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SAIC Seeks to Accelerate Growth Priorities Through Reorg; Nazzic Keene Quoted

Nazzic Keene CEO SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will reorganize its business structure into two segments - defense and civilian business and national security and space business – effective Oct. 31, as part of efforts to advance growth priorities in digital engineering, space and digital transformation, among other areas. Bob Genter, currently executive vice president and general manager of SAIC’s civilian business, will serve as president of the defense and civilian sector while Michael LaRouche, EVP and GM of national security group, will oversee national security and space work as sector president.

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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

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

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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