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ASRC Federal Lands Potential $319M Award for NASA KSC Infrastructure, Application & Comm Services

ASRC Federal‘s data solutions business has secured a potential five-year, $319 million to support infrastructure, applications and communication functions at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Wednesday the company will also provide products and services to KSC as well as other NASA facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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Booz Allen Wins Potential $92M MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Cybersecurity Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $91.5 million contract to advise and assist the Missile Defense Agency on the cybersecurity management and computer network defense of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Tuesday Booz Allen will help MDA acquire, manage and operate information technology assets …

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NASA Selects ULA-Built Atlas V Rocket to Launch JPSS-2 in 2021

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has won a contract to help NASA launch a polar-orbiting environmental weather satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NASA said Saturday the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 will launch aboard a ULA-built Atlas V 401 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California sometime in …

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Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017: More Clues to Defense’s 2017 Market Picture & more

Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This first full week back to work for us after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season also happens to represent the last one before President-elect …

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Iridium Eyes Satellite Launch on Jan. 14 Aboard Falcon 9; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Iridium Communications‘ (Nasdaq: IRDM) initial NEXT satellites are anticipated to launch onboard SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket on Jan. 14 after a change in schedule due to high winds and rain around the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch site, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The rocket will carry 10 Iridium NEXT …

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DigitalGlobe Eyes Late October-Early November Launch Window for WorldView-4

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2016 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) and its partners target the period between late October and early November to launch the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) WorldView-4 satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team comprised of DigitalGlobe,  United Launch Alliance and the U.S. Air Force have postponed the launch in September …

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ULA to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 26

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite will launch to space no earlier than Sept. 26 to capture panchromatic- and multispectral-resolution images of Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. United Launch Alliance said Sunday the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) satellite aboard an Atlas V rocket has …

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Lockheed Martin to Launch DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite on Sept. 16

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch DigitalGlobe‘s (NYSE: DGI) WorldView-4 imaging satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 16, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The satellite is expected to reach a sun-synchronous orbit following liftoff and capture high-resolution …

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Orbital ATK Delivers 2 Iridium NEXT Satellites to Vandenberg AFB; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has delivered the first two Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) NEXT satellites to Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for the scheduled satellite launch on Sept. 19, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Spaceflight Now reported Wednesday Orbital ATK transported the Iridium NEXT satellites from its satellite manufacturing …

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Thales Alenia, Orbital ATK Complete 1st Set of Iridium NEXT Satellites; Matt Desch Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2016 — Thales Alenia Space and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have completed construction on 81 communications satellites for Iridium Communications‘ (Nasdaq: IRDM) Iridium NEXT mobile communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Spaceflight Now reported July 13 that the satellites are ready to be delivered to Vandenberg Air Force Base, where they will be …

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