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  • NASA Issues RFI for Commercial Spacecraft Reboost Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Issues RFI for Commercial Spacecraft Reboost Capabilities

    NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has started soliciting information on potential offerors that could provide commercial capabilities to reboost the orbit of satellites and other space technologies. The space agency considers using the Hubble Space Telescope for a demonstration over the next few years and expects potential partners to provide the launch vehicle, spacecraft and […] More

  • NASA Signs Data Sharing Deal With AST Subsidiary to Boost Spaceflight Safety - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Signs Data Sharing Deal With AST Subsidiary to Boost Spaceflight Safety

    NASA and AST SpaceMobile’s AST & Science subsidiary sealed an information sharing agreement to avoid collision between the agency’s spacecraft and the company’s satellites. The deal focuses on conjunction and launch collision avoidance involving NASA’s space assets and AST’s BlueWalker 3 test satellite as well as its planned Bluebird constellation, the government agency said. The […] More

  • Northrop Secures Contract Modification to Overhaul NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite Instrument - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Secures Contract Modification to Overhaul NOAA’s Joint Polar Satellite Instrument

    Northrop Grumman will refurbish a component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Joint Polar Satellite System to allow for its use on another agency program. JPSS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder Engineering Development Unit refurbishment work is under a sole source contract modification from NASA worth $13.3 million, raising the total contract value to $579.8 […] More

  • NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Complete Initial Test of Redesigned RS-25 Space Launch System Engine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Complete Initial Test of Redesigned RS-25 Space Launch System Engine

    NASA and its industry partners have completed the initial test of a redesigned rocket engine that would be used on Artemis V and other future missions of the Space Launch System. The agency said Friday it conducted the trial at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, in collaboration with Aerojet Rocketdyne, lead contractor of the RS-25 […] More

  • Northrop Receives NASA Contract to Help Operate Webb Space Telescope - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Receives NASA Contract to Help Operate Webb Space Telescope

    Northrop Grumman will conduct phase E operations and maintenance work on NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope under a $31.2 million contract. The company will check JWST systems performance, perform flight software updates and make safety recommendations as part of the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the space agency said Thursday. Services under the sole-source award are scheduled to […] More

  • Boeing Subsidiary to Provide Solar Cells for NASA’s Earth Survey Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Subsidiary to Provide Solar Cells for NASA’s Earth Survey Satellite

    Boeing’s Spectrolab subsidiary will provide 3,360 NeXt Triple Junction solar cells for a NASA spacecraft that will be used for the agency’s Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission. NASA’s SWOT initiative is expected to launch this month to investigate the ocean’s surface topography and cycle in order to gain insights that could help communities prepare for […] More

  • NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Completes Uncrewed Artemis I Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Completes Uncrewed Artemis I Mission

    NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft returned to Earth and made a parachute-assisted splashdown on Sunday in the Pacific Ocean after 25.5 days of traveling around the moon as part of the Artemis I mission. Artemis I is an unmanned flight test that took off on Nov. 16 from a launch complex at Kennedy Space Center in […] More

  • Collins Aerospace Wins $97M NASA Task Order to Develop ISS Spacesuits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Collins Aerospace Wins $97M NASA Task Order to Develop ISS Spacesuits

    Collins Aerospace, a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, has secured a task order worth at least $97.2 million to provide NASA with a next-generation astronaut spacesuit for use outside the International Space Station. The task order covers the spacewalking system’s development, critical design review and demonstration on Earth in a simulated space environment, NASA said Friday. […] More

  • SpaceX Eyes More National Security Business Opportunities Through Starshield Unit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX Eyes More National Security Business Opportunities Through Starshield Unit

    In pursuing a stronger presence in federal contracting, SpaceX has launched the Starshield satellite network, which is geared towards national security support for government organizations. Utilizing the company’s existing Starlink technology, the Starshield business aims to focus on the areas of earth observation, communications and hosted payloads. Starshield’s website states that the satellite network provides secure data […] More

  • Air Products to Supply NASA KSC Liquid Hydrogen Under $75M Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Products to Supply NASA KSC Liquid Hydrogen Under $75M Contract

    Air Products and Chemicals will supply liquid hydrogen to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida under a potential $75 million contract. The award covers the procurement of 7.5 million pounds of the chemical, the agency said Thursday. Pennsylvania-based Air Products was previously awarded $57.3 million to provide 13.1 million […] More

  • Small Business APT Wins $67M NASA Mission Assurance Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Small Business APT Wins $67M NASA Mission Assurance Support Contract

    Huntsville, Alabama-based small business A-P-T Research has won a potential $67 million contract for safety and mission assurance support services to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Work under the fixed-price, level-of-effort SMASS IV contract will include assessment and analysis of risks to exploration ground systems and various KSC-managed efforts such as the Commercial Crew […] More

  • UbiQD Receives NASA Contract, US Patent for Greenhouse Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UbiQD Receives NASA Contract, US Patent for Greenhouse Tech

    Advanced materials company UbiQD aims to further develop its fluorescent quantum dot technology for greenhouse roofing applications under a small business contract from NASA. NASA will provide funds that match private investment commitments to help expand the UbiGro product for potential use in space crop production, the New Mexico-based company said Monday. The technology, which […] More

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