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  • Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK Aims to Place Manned Habitat in Cislunar Space by 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Frank Culbertson: Orbital ATK Aims to Place Manned Habitat in Cislunar Space by 2020

    An Orbital ATK executive has said the company plans to use its Cygnus spacecraft as a basis for a manned habitat that would operate in cislunar space by 2020. Orbital ATK said Wednesday Frank Culbertson, president of space systems group at Orbital ATK, told the House Science subcommittee on space that the initial habitat concept seeks to expand Moon […] More

  • Boeing Secures Manufacturing Site for NASA Commercial Spacecraft; John Mulholland Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Secures Manufacturing Site for NASA Commercial Spacecraft; John Mulholland Comments

    Boeing has finalized an agreement with state aerospace economic development agency Space Florida to build the company’s CST-100 spacecraft in a repurposed NASA hangar at the Kennedy Space Center. Orbiter Processing Facility-3 once housed the Space Shuttle and has been renamed the Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility under the new agreement, Boeing said Tuesday. “Adding the capabilities of the processing facility […] More

  • Orion Ready for Close Up - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orion Ready for Close Up

    Orion made her first appearance this week. Lockheed Martin introduced the spacecraft and the company's Space Operations Simulation Center, marking progress in NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle program. “Our nation’s next bold step in exploration could begin by 2016,” said John Karas, vice president and general manager for Lockheed Martin’s Human Space Flight programs. “Orion was […] More

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