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2012-04-19 07:46:19

NASA has selected DynCorp International LLC of Ft. Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and operational support services under a contract potentially worth $176.9 million. DynCorp will perform the work at Ellington Field at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.; NASA facilities in El Paso, Texas, and Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.; and other locations worldwide as required. The services will include support for flight operations,...

2012-03-23 03:51:03

NASA has selected four Texas companies to perform architecture and engineering services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. This will include work at Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. The four contractors selected are HDR Architecture of Dallas and three Houston-based companies: PDG Architects; Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc.; and URS Group, Inc. These firm-fixed-price contracts have a period of performance of...

2011-06-13 15:10:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected five firms for awards under a $400 million solicitation to perform large general construction projects. The work will be performed at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility, all in Houston, and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The five selected firms are Swinerton Builders of Arvada, Colo.; J.T. Vaughn...

2010-10-13 14:18:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of business and community leaders; aviation and aerospace professionals; and students who dream of working in aerospace joined forces to roll out the red carpet for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University President Dr. John Johnson, who is exploring the possibility of naming Houston as a new campus site for the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. As he stepped onto the tarmac from...

2010-02-25 15:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA exercised two one-year extension options with a combined value of $130 million for a contract with Computer Sciences Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas. The contract is for facilities maintenance, operations, design, construction and other work at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The options continue support under the cost-plus-award-fee, award-term facilities contract...

2009-08-25 17:19:40

NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Science Corp. of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for astronaut training and flight research. The contract has a potential value of approximately $163 million. Work will be done under the Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program to provide flight line, intermediate and depot level maintenance, repairs, modifications and engineering support for NASA aircraft. The aircraft are used at NASA's Johnson Space Center...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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