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Webb Telescope Goes Into Deep Freeze

Mirrors constructed by Northrop Grumman and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. for use on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope are ready for deep-freeze testing. NASA said the mirrors will begin final cryogenic testing this week. The test is designed to show how the mirrors will respond to space’s extreme temperatures. …

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Area Contractors Blast Off to Space Symposium

Next week marks the launch of the 27th National Space Symposium. Space community leaders will gather to discuss the future of space in this post-shuttle era. Area space contractors vying for a role in the new NASA will showcase their stellar offerings. Boeing plans to highlight its commercial and military …

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Where are the Executives Vacationing This Summer?

With the mercury rising in the nation’s capital and its surrounding areas getting hotter by the day, planning for a summer getaway might be the best idea ever. Not sure where to go? No worries: Here are some recommendations from seven local executives who picked their favorite summer vacation spots, …

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Top Summer Vacation Spots for Execs

Executives are a famously busy breed, but in the summertime some of them manage to abandon all thoughts of P&L, BD and ROI for some well-deserved R&R. Here, local CXOs share their top summer vacation spots, from the beaches in North Carolina to the pristine beauty of New Zealand. High-level …

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Thomas Kennedy, President and CEO of Raytheon, Selected as 2019 Wash100 Inductee for Securing Major Contracts and Helping Grow the Company

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Thomas Kennedy, CEO and president of Raytheon, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting sector — for securing major contracts and helping to grow the company. This latest honor marks his third consecutive Wash100 Award win.

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NASA Eyes 15 Space Tech Platforms for Low-Gravity Simulations; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

NASA will immerse 15 new potential space technologies in low-gravity simulating experiments using commercial aircraft, high-altitude balloons and suborbital rockets as part of the Flight Opportunities program. The space agency said Wednesday the effort will help mature the selected technologies for future space operations. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine noted that …

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European Space Agency Picks 5 Firms to Conduct Satellite Microlauncher Feasibility Studies

The European Space Agency has selected five companies to study the feasibility of using a commercial microlauncher to deploy small satellites into orbit. ArianeGroup, MT-Aerospace, ELV, Deimos and PLD Space will conduct research on their proposed concepts, ESA said Thursday. France-based ArianeGroup, a joint venture of Airbus and Safran, proposed to develop …

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Boeing to Invest $300M in Workforce Devt, Charitable Initiatives; Dennis Muilenburg Comments

Boeing has committed to invest an additional $300 million in employee-related and charitable initiatives following the passage of a tax reform bill by Congress. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it will allocate $100 million to charity work in support of education, communities, veterans and military personnel. The aerospace and defense company also plans …

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