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ASTRA Selected for Space Force’s Cloud Characterization Tech Project


The U.S. Space Force has tasked Atmosphere and Space Technology Research Associates to build and test a military-grade prototype technology intended to characterize Earth's clouds. ASTRA said Tuesday it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Pumpkin and Atmospheric and Environmental Research to develop the cloud characterization system.

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HPE to Help NNSA Process Modeling, Simulation Workloads With ‘Astra’ Supercomputer

The Energy Department has selected Hewlett Packard Enterprise to provide a supercomputer for DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration to process simulation and modeling workloads intended for science, energy and national security applications. HPE will deploy the Astra supercomputer at Sandia Labs Laboratories as part of the Vanguard program, the company said Monday. Astra …

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HHS R&D Arm, AstraZeneca Form Antibiotic Development Partnership; Robin Robinson Comments

AstraZeneca and the Department of Health and Human Services have signed a partnership agreement on the development of antibiotics for drug-resistant infections and potential bioterrorism threats. HHS said Wednesday the public-private partnership also includes a cost-sharing deal in which the department’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority will contribute up to $170 million over a five-year …

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George Mason University GovCon Center Names 10 New Members to Advisory Board

George Mason University’s School of Business has announced the addition of 10 new members to the advisory board of its Center for Government Contracting. “These additional appointments continue our efforts to diversify the composition of the center’s board, from small to large firms, whether products or services, and with business and government representation,” Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting, said in a statement released Tuesday.

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Apollo Fusion to Manufacture NASA Hall Thruster Models Under New Contract

NASA has awarded a worldwide commercial license and contract to Apollo Fusion for Jet Propulsion Laboratory's magnetically shielded miniature hall thruster. The award allows Apollo Fusion to produce three engineering models of the MaSMi thruster in support of JPL's Ascendant Sub-kW Transcelestial Electric Propulsion System or ASTRAEUS, the company said Tuesday.

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SAIC Adds Investment Vet Mark Johnson to Board

Mark Johnson, co-founder and managing partner at private equity firm Astra Capital Management, has joined the board of directors of Science Applications International Corp. The 22-year investment veteran will be a member of the audit committee and his appointment brings the number of the company’s board members to nine, SAIC said Monday. Edward Sandersonm, SAIC chairman, …

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