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Rob Zitz: Cloud, Analytics, AI to Supplement SSL Services in Gov’t Space Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 19, 2017 — Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer of Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said the company sees continued opportunities in the areas of in-orbit satellite servicing, small satellites and space robotics. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Mission Solutions Looks to ‘Whole of System’ Offerings for Space Industry

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — Vinny Sica, vice president and general manager for mission solutions at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has said the business unit is working to build on its integrated offerings for international customers as the space industry continues to transform and the domain becomes congested, contested …

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Iridium Enters Partnership in Push for Low-Power Space IoT; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will collaborate with Magnitude Space to study the potential of low-power global area network technology to deliver space-based internet of things services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The memorandum of understanding between the two companies is part of Iridium’s efforts to …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Budget to Hinder Proposed Space Corps as USAF Balances Priority Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions group, has said other priority areas for the U.S. Air Force and Defense Department are at risk of being set aside amid discussions on the creation of a new space-focused military …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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Iridium Eyes Sept. 30 Launch for 3rd Batch of ‘Next’ Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has scheduled the launch of the third batch of Iridium Next satellites aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 30 to bring the in-orbit constellation to 30 units, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The future 10-satellite launch, with a backup …

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Millennium Lands Potential $185M NASA Safety, Mission Assurance Services IDIQ

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company has secured a potential five-year, $185 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from NASA to provide safety and mission assurance services at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. NASA said Saturday the ordering period under the SMAS II small business set-aside contract will begin from Sept. 1 and run through …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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Lockheed Martin Building Full-Scale Deep Space Habitat Prototype for NASA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is working to build a prototype cislunar habitat that would house astronauts during extended missions as part of NASA‘s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday its full-scale NextSTEP-2 prototype is a refurbished Donatello Multi-Purpose …

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