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Article Excerpt: NASA is drafting backup plans to prolong the use of Russian spacecraft for ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station, even as agency officials play down those options and express hope that private rockets and capsules will be … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: United Space Alliance LLC is moving forward with anticipated employee layoffs. On Feb. 8, NASA’s largest shuttle contractor filed paperwork to lay off 73 Houston workers. The company, equally owned by The Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp., has laid off thousands … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: On January 3, 2012, DoD, GSA and NASA jointly released a Final Rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to prevent abuse of interagency contracts. The FAR changes are applicable to interagency acquisitions issued under the Economy … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: When the next big group of shuttle contractors is laid off in April, it will be the last time some depart with a special bonus rewarding skills that were deemed essential to flying the final missions safely. NASA … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Is NASA all buddy-buddy with the oil industry? Or is the agency so strapped for cash that it’s willing to rent out its facilities to non-space people? Take your pick of conspiracy theories because NASA’s now offered up underwater training facilities … Continue reading

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