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2011-08-10 14:05:39

NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable platforms that carry payloads near the boundary of space. As part of NASA's Flight Opportunities Program, each successful vendor will receive an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. These two-year contracts, worth a combined total of $10 million, will allow NASA to draw from a pool of commercial space companies to deliver payload integration and flight services. The...

2011-06-09 00:00:29

Arcata employees Richard Batchelor, Richard Dykstra, Lori Losey, and Michael Webb, received NASA Space Flight Awareness Awards for their work on NASA Dryden Flight Research Center's Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services (RF&ESS) contract. Edwards, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Arcata Associates employees "“ Richard Batchelor, Richard Dykstra, Lori Losey, and Michael Webb were recently honored by the agency's Space Flight Awareness Program for outstanding support of...

2011-04-29 15:54:36

NASA has awarded five indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity sole source contracts to Aerospace Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., for specialized engineering, evaluation and test services. These five cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts will support eight NASA centers and have a total maximum value of $ 658.25 million. The period of performance is from the date of award thru Nov. 30, 2018. Under the contracts, Aerospace shall provide technical products and services to NASA Headquarters in Washington...

2011-03-09 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected the members of the board that will investigate the unsuccessful March 4 launch of the Glory spacecraft. Bradley C. Flick, director of the Research and Engineering Directorate at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., will lead the mishap investigation board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Flick is responsible for the technical and administrative management of the...

2011-01-31 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will exercise a one-year extension option for a contract with Computer Science Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and modification support. The extension is valued at $54 million. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The aircraft supported are operated at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif.; and NASA's Langley Research...

2011-01-26 07:48:00

The deadline for media accreditation for the February space shuttle launch to the International Space station ends on Feb. 11. Shuttle Discovery and six astronauts are targeted to launch on the STS-133 mission on Feb. 24 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Reporters must apply for credentials to attend the launch or cover the mission from other NASA centers. To be accredited, reporters must work for verifiable newsgathering organizations. No substitutions of credentials are allowed...

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2011-01-18 10:18:19

Employees at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., must have been surprised last November to see a late-model Dodge Charger chasing a NASA aircraft down the runway. Looking closer, they saw that the white sedan with blue trim was clearly marked as a NASA vehicle equipped with emergency light bar affixed to the roof and NASA logos all around. The aircraft is a NASA ER-2, a civilian version of the Air Force's high-altitude U-2S. Based at NASA's Dryden Aircraft Operations Facility in Palmdale,...

2010-12-10 00:00:49

On December 1, 2010, Arcata Associates was named the 2010 NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year for its work on the Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services (RF&ESS) contract. Bethesda, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 08, 2010 On December 1, 2010, Arcata Associates was named the 2010 NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year for its work on the Research Facilities and Engineering Support Services...

2010-11-19 00:00:50

Timothy Miller, an Arcata Associates employee who works at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., was honored to receive a NASA Space Flight Awareness (SFA) Award at a ceremony in Orlando, Fla. on Saturday, October 30, 2010. Edwards, Calif (Vocus/PRWEB) November 18, 2010 NASA's Space Flight Awareness Program recognizes outstanding job performances and contributions by civil service and contract employees and focuses on excellence in quality and safety in support of human...

2010-09-02 07:47:39

NASA has set media accreditation deadlines for the November space shuttle flight to the International Space Station. Shuttle Discovery and six astronauts are targeted to launch on the STS-133 mission on Nov. 1 from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Deadlines also have been set for journalists who want to cover the shuttle's move from its processing facility to the launch pad and practice countdown. Reporters must apply for credentials to attend the launch or cover the mission from other...