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Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

Corner Alliance

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.

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Satellogic Names SpaceX as Preferred Launch Provider; Tom Ochinero Quoted

Tom Ochinero Commercial Sales VP SpaceX

SpaceX has agreed to become Satellogic’s preferred provider of rideshare launch services in support of the latter's plan to develop its Earth Observation Constellation by 2022. Under a new partnership between the two companies, Satellogic said Tuesday its Earth observation satellites will launch on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, with the first mission scheduled for June this year.

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Jacobs to Begin Final Processing for Orion Spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center

Orion spacecraft

A Jacobs-led ground systems engineering team will prepare the Orion spacecraft for final processing and fueling as a prerequisite to rocket integration activities of an upcoming lunar flight mission. The company said Tuesday its Exploration Ground Systems team received Orion on Saturday at Florida-based Kennedy Space Center to prepare the spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program.

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Octo-Metric5 JV Secures $63M TTB Software Development Contract; Thomas Lee Quoted

Thomas Lee SVP Octo

A joint venture between Octo and Metric5 won a five-year, $63 million contract to develop information technology applications for the Department of the Treasury's Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Octo said Tuesday it will help TTB manage the bureau's IT platforms, server and database, configure apps and analyze business processes under the DevOps - Software Development Services contract.

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