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SAIC Secures Potential $653M IDIQ CTS Contract to Provide Training Program Support to FAA Traffic Controllers; Bob Genter, Jeff Raver Quoted


The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a potential $653M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Controller Training Solutions contract to provide training and training-related support services to air traffic controllers, the company reported on Thursday.

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Rob Johnson: Scientific Research Projects to Leverage Exascale Computing System ‘Aurora’

Rob Johnson, owner of Portland, Ore.-based marketing and communications consulting firm Fine Tuning, wrote in a Federal News Network commentary piece published Wednesday about the Aurora exascale computing system of the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and how it could help advance research across medicine, engineering, chemistry and other scientific disciplines.

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SpaceX, NASA Conduct ‘Crew Dragon’ Practice Docking to ISS

A team of SpaceX and NASA flight controllers has conducted a simulation activity to practice the Crew Dragon spacecraft's rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station. The virtual rehearsal sought to prepare the capsule, astronauts and support teams for the Demo-2 crewed flight test, as well as help them manage procedures and address potential challenges during the actual spaceflight, according to a NASA blog post published Friday.

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