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2014-09-09 16:21:14

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract to ASRC Space and Defense, Incorporate (AS&D) of Greenbelt, Maryland for the Wallops Engineering Services contract procurement for NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's, Wallops Flight Facility, located at Wallops Island, Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This contract is a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a minimum ordering value...

2014-07-30 23:08:06

Spaceflight to become first and only company to offer both rideshare launch services for free-flying spacecraft and ground-station communications in one bundled service. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Spaceflight Inc., the space logistics company reinventing the model for launching small satellites, today announced it is expanding its services to include Spaceflight Networks, a business dedicated to cost-effective spacecraft communications and operations for small-satellite...

Newest Near Earth Network Antenna AS-3 Is Operational
2014-07-14 03:48:11

Dewayne Washington, NASA A ribbon-cutting ceremony near the base of the new NASA antenna within the Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) marked the official beginning for the Near Earth Network (NEN) asset. Operated by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF), the facility is a prime polar location for NASA and part of its globally distributing ground-based network providing communication services for orbiting spacecraft. “You call this area the final frontier,” said Badri Younes,...

2011-06-07 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) team successfully completed the third major communications upgrade at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions. McMurdo is the largest of the three, year-round U.S.-Antarctic Program research stations. The National Science Foundation (NSF) manages the U.S.-Antarctic Program through which it coordinates all U.S. scientific research on the continent in addition...

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2010-11-22 09:50:00

What are you doing for the holidays this winter? Spending time with family and friends? More than a dozen Near Earth Network engineers and support personnel from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Wallops Flight Facility in Va., will be packing their bags and spending their holidays far away from their families at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the austral summer. McMurdo Station is one of three permanent National Science Foundation (NSF) stations in Antarctica. At...

2010-06-23 06:36:25

NASA has selected LJT & Associates Inc. in Columbia, Md., for the Range Operations Contract at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The total value of this indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity cost-plus award fee contract is $117 million. The period of performance is five years. LJT & Associates will provide support services to manage the Wallops Research Range operations and maintenance; training; command, control, and communications information; and computer systems...

2010-02-22 15:42:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) K-L program completed its Critical Design Review (CDR) and Production Readiness Review (PRR) in El Segundo, Calif. on Feb. 19. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The CDR and PRR bridge the design and manufacturing stages of the TDRS program. With the successful completion of this review, Boeing Space Intelligence Systems will proceed with assembly of the K and L...

2008-10-13 06:00:34

US-based ITT Advanced Engineering and Sciences has been awarded a seven-year, $1.2bn contract from Nasa to provide telemetry, tracking and command services for satellite communications. ITT's Advanced Engineering and Sciences division will support Nasa's Space and Near Earth networks, and provide operational and maintenance services to Nasa's Space Network, which includes tracking and data relay satellites and associated ground systems in New Mexico and Guam. It will also support other...

2008-10-10 18:00:06

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today announced it has been selected by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions under the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract. The contract has a base period of performance of five years and three months, with two one-year option periods, and a maximum potential value with all options exercised of $1.26 billion. This contract extends ITT's support of NASA's...


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