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DoD, NASA, GSA Seek Feedback on Standard Collection of Voluntary Contracting Comments

The Defense Department, the General Services Administration and NASA have started seeking comments on a proposal to develop a standard method of collecting voluntary feedback from government contractors regarding contracts and solicitations. They said in a Federal Register notice posted July 26 that voluntary comments on industry standards, alternative regulatory approaches and legal definitions for other areas of deals, among other things, would provide more substance in modifying the contracting process.

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Jody Singer Appointed NASA Marshall Acting Director

Jody Singer, deputy director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been appointed as the acting director of the research facility to replace Todd May, who recently retired from the space agency. NASA said Friday Singer will temporarily lead Marshall until the agency hires a permanent director. She started serving …

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NASA Selects Five Colleges for STEM Curriculum Development Grant

NASA has awarded five minority-serving colleges a total of $1.4 million to develop their STEM courses under the MUREP Innovations in Space Technology Curriculum program. The grant, awarded in partnership with the agency’s Space Technology Mission Directorate, provides the winning schools up to $330,000 and partners them with a NASA …

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Report: NASA to Announce Commercial Crew Program Astronauts in August

NASA is set to announce on Aug. 3 the first batch of astronauts who will travel to the International Space Station under the Commercial Crew Program, Politico reported Friday. The space agency expects the program’s maiden mission to take place sometime in 2020. Boeing and SpaceX were awarded contracts worth up to $6.8 billion combined in September …

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