Tag Archives: space technology

NASA Awards $608M Base Operations and Spaceport Services Contract to PAE-KBR

NASA has awarded a two-year, Base Operations and Spaceport Services contract to the joint venture PAE-SGT Partners LLC, known as PSP, with a potential value of $608.7 million to provide support services at the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, KBR announced on Monday. The contact has three two-year options after the initial two years.

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Michael Griffin, Defense Undersecretary for Research & Engineering, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Advancing U.S. Space Programs and Energy Weapons Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Michael Griffin, undersecretary of defense for research and engineering at the Department of Defense, was selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for his commitment to advance U.S. space programs and the country’s energy weapon systems. This latest honor marks Griffin’s second consecutive win.

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Gwynne Shotwell, President and COO of SpaceX, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Developing Innovative Space Technology

Executive Mosaic is pleased to announce that Gwynne Shotwell, chief operating officer and president of SpaceX, was selected to the 2019 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for helping the company innovate and develop groundbreaking space technology. This latest honor marks her third consecutive win.

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NASA Seeks Input on ‘Tipping Point’ Space Tech Initiative

NASA has asked industry to provide feedback on the space agency’s initiative to partner with companies to develop technology platforms that can support government and commercial space missions. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday, NASA’s space technology mission directorate seeks input on what additional topics the agency should consider for inclusion in …

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NASA Selects KBR to Study Commercial Feasibility of Low-Earth Orbit Industry

KBR’s government services arm has earned NASA’s nod as one of 13 contract awardees who will conduct research on potential commercial opportunities in low-Earth orbit. The contract tasks KBRwyle to develop strategies on how to provide affordable LEO-related technology and encourage commercial and government use of systems designed for LEO, KBR said …

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UP Aerospace Helps NASA Launch Space Tech Demo Payloads

NASA has launched three space technology demonstration payloads on a UP Aerospace-built rocket as part of the agency’s Flight Opportunities program. UP Aerospace’s SpaceLoft 12 suborbital launch vehicle carrying the instruments lifted off Wednesday at Spaceport America in New Mexico, NASA said Thursday. The mission tested the deployment sequence and entry …

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