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Al Tadros, Vice President at Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems meets with the Managing Director of GMCstream, Richard Kusiolek. SSL is a subsidiary of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates, Ltd. (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company. Space Systems/Loral LLC, Palo Alto, California, has been awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price other transaction for prototype agreement for the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. There are no options on the agreement. Fiscal 2016 research and development funds in the amount of $1,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, California, with an expected completion date of December 2021. This agreement was a competitive acquisition (program solicitation No. DARPA-PS-16-01). Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-17-9-0003).
Re-released in light of Visionary of MARS manned missions - Re-Published on Jun 1, 2017- Interview by Richard Kusiolek
Federation interview Michael Lopez-Algeria, FMR President, Commercial Space Flight Federation and astronaut; a veteran of three NASA Space Shuttle missions and one International Space Station mission. Various non-profits are promoting the development of commercial human spaceflight, pursue ever-higher levels of safety, and share best practices and expertise throughout the industry. The Commercial Spaceflight Federation’s member companies, which include commercial spaceflight developers, operators, spaceports, suppliers, and service providers, are creating thousands of high-tech jobs nationwide, working to preserve American leadership in aerospace through technology innovation, and inspiring young people to pursue careers in STEM science and engineering. NASA is embarking on a bold endeavor to send explorers into the solar system, including a mission to an asteroid next decade. NASA undertakes space exploration for all the reasons cited in the Agency’s organic statute, the National Aeronautics and Space Act. - NASA Authorization Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-267)
Paul Lemmo, Vice President, Fire Control & SOF CLSS programs meets with GMCstream TV, Managing Editor Richard Kusiolek meets with to review Lockheed Martin’s INFIRNO system – a precision targeting and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability. A great American Defense Contractor, Lockheed Martin, demonstrated a large portfolio of options to support U.S. Special Operations Forces USSOF in dealing with complex security challenges. LMCO’s INFIRNO targeting and ISR sensor supports those challenges through its applicability to ground, maritime and airborne platforms. The capability is also readily adaptable for future missions. Already the INFIRNO has been successfully tested on the BLACK HAWK helicopter and ground field trials. A must contract for the USA and NATO military forces engaged in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen.