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NASA Picks 14 Companies for $372M in Space Exploration Tech Dev’t Projects; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

Jim Bridenstine Administrator NASA

NASA has awarded 14 companies contracts worth approximately $372.2M combined to develop technologies for the agency’s lunar and Mars exploration programs. The proposals were selected under the fifth solicitation for the Tipping Point program and address three topic areas: lunar surface, cryogenic fluid management and closed-loop descent and landing capability.

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Lt. Gen. John Thompson: Space Force Plans Launch Service Phase 2 Contract Awards This Summer

John Thompson

Lt. Gen. John “JT” Thompson, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center, said the U.S. Space Force is on schedule to award this summer contracts to two launch service providers under the second phase of the National Security Space Launch program, Via Satellite reported Thursday.

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Govini Tracks Pentagon’s Use of OTAs, SBIR Contracts; Tara Murphy Dougherty Quoted

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Govini analyzed the Department of Defense’s use of other transaction authorities and Small Business Innovation Research contracts between fiscal year 2015 and FY 2019 and found that the two contracting methods accounted for 10 percent, or $9.6B, of DoD’s spending on research, development, test and evaluation operations in 2019, Defense News reported Wednesday.

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Former Lockheed, ULA Exec Kent Lietzau Named SEAKR Business Dev’t Lead

Kent Lietzau, former vice president of strategy and business development at United Launch Alliance, has joined SEAKR Engineering as head of business development. He will oversee growth efforts across the space electronics manufacturing company's government, civil and commercial businesses, SEAKR said Friday.

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ULA Awarded $98M to Support Air Force, NRO Launch Missions With Atlas V

United Launch Alliance has received a $98.5M contract to complete three Atlas V rocket launches for the U.S. Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office. The company will continue and complete Atlas V launch activities that began under a previous contract, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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ULA National Security Space Launch Support Modification Increases Contract Value to $1.6B

The U.S. Air Force has awarded United Launch Alliance a $1.17B modification that increases the potential value of a contract for national security space launch support to $1.64B. ULA will help launch the National Reconnaissance Office launch five NSSL missions using the company's Delta IV Heavy rocket, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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