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Jim Reagan on The SI’s Shift to ‘Vencore’ and Integration of QinetiQ’s US Services Arm

Jim Reagan, chief financial officer at Vencore, brings nearly two decades of financial leadership to his role at the technology services contractor and oversees the company’s fiscal support functions. Vencore, formerly known as The SI Organization, closed its potential $165 million purchase of QinetiQ’s U.S. services and solutions group in May …

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Boeing Wins NASA Funds to Certify Space Taxi Safety

Boeing is among the recipients of $30 million in NASA funding to certify the safety of commercial spacecraft for travel to the International Space Station, Reuters reports. According to Irene Klotz’s report, Boeing won $9.99 million, Sierra Nevada won $10 million and Space Exploration Technologies won $9.59 million for this …

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MIT Enterprise Forum to Host Aerospace Tech Panel

The MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City will host a panel discussion Thursday on investing in aerospace entrepreneurship, the forum announced Monday. According to the forum, a small number of specialized investors have made initiatives into aerospace and defense technologies. “The MIT Enterprise Forum is pleased to announce it …

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NASA Commercial Unmanned Cargo Vehicle Launch Delayed

Plans to launch the first commercially-developed unmanned space vehicle for carrying cargo have been delayed, Wired reports. NASA contracted Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies to build the Dragon spacecraft on a $1.6 billion deal. SpaceX and NASA met in early April to discuss whether the unmanned craft, software and all, was …

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NASA Readies First Commercial Unmanned Vehicle for Launch

NASA is set to launch its first commercially-developed unmanned vehicle for carrying cargo, Space.com reports.  The vehicle will launch April 30 to conduct a demonstration flight, where it will deliver cargo to the International Space Station.  Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies built the Dragon spacecraft on a $1.6 billion contract, …

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Private Sector Space Development: The Final Frontier

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has successfully test fired its Falcon 9, clearing a milestone toward the inaugural flight of a privately developed spaceship to fly cargo, and possibly astronauts, into orbit, the company said. Saturday’s 3.5-second ‘static’ firing of the Falcon’s nine kerosene and liquid oxygen-burning motors took place on …

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