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U.S. Navy Awards Belcan Government Services The Seaport Next Generation Contract, A $50 Billion Multi-Year IDIQ Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded the SeaPort Next Generation contract to Schafer Government Services, a division of Belcan‘s Government Services unit, the Arlington, Va., contractor announced Wednesday. The 10-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract has a total value of $50B.

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Mars InSight Lander Reaches Surface; Peraton’s Sonny Giroux Speaks

After piggybacking on the Atlas V rocket for 300,000 miles across space, NASA’s Insight lander has successfully descended onto Mars' surface, Peraton said Monday. Insight settled onto the plains of Mars’ Elysium Planitia at 12 p.m. PST on Nov 26th.

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Following months of rigorous preparation, the 75-person team at Peraton worked closely with NASA’s Deep Space Network to send the probe into Mars’ atmosphere. It took seven minutes for InSight to penetrate through the atmosphere at 12,000 miles per hour. Despite the risk of failure, InSight landed on the surface without any help from mission control.

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Matt Goodrich: FedRAMP Website Updates Key on Info Availability, Stakeholder Education

The General Services Administration emphasized wider availability of information on the FedRAMP cloud computing initiative and user experience with updates to the program’s website that went live in March, FedRAMP’s director has told Executive Gov. Matt Goodrich, who has led the FedRAMP initiative for GSA since September 2011, also said the agency has included a new …

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Profile: Donna Dodson, NIST’s Chief Cybersecurity Advisor and IT Laboratory Associate Director for Cybersecurity

Donna Dodson serves as associate director for cybersecurity and chief cybersecurity adviser of the information technology laboratory of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, where she oversees the lab’s cybersecurity research, development and outreach programs. She is responsible for the IT lab’s collaborations with industry, academia and government agencies …

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Michael Lopez-Alegria Talks His Transition From NASA Astronaut to Leading the Commercial Spaceflight Federation & the Benefits of the CSF Mission

Michael Lopez-Alegria brings a three-decade background of service from NASA and the U.S. Navy to his role as president of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, a Washington-based trade association. The retired Navy captain and former astronaut has commanded one mission to the International Space Station and holds three records for U.S. …

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ExecutiveBiz Keeps Focus on GovCon Healthcare IT Movements

Executive Mosaic staffers cast their eye every day on the GovCon industry’s largest players by tracking the latest executive appointments and business activity that shapes the sector. One area our media team has seen increased activity in is healthcare IT, where agencies are increasingly looking to contractors for cutting-edge technology …

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ExecutiveGov Tracks Confirmations of New Cabinet Officials, Agency Heads

President Barack Obama is six months into his second term as the nation’s commander-in-chief and several of his appointees to key government leadership positions have received the required stamp of approval from the Senate. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for and about public sector leaders, has tracked the Senate confirmations to …

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ExecutiveGov Expands Coverage Abroad to Foreign Relations

ExecutiveGov, published by Executive Mosaic, is the leading source for news and views from the perspective of public sector executives and other key government decision makers that facilitate the public-private partnerships in the U.S. That coverage has expanded in recent months to include the top stories and significant developments regarding …

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ExecutiveGov Spotlights Govt Decision Makers, Gains Insight From Thought Leaders

Executive Mosaic, the publisher of ExecutiveGov and several other websites that cover the government contracting industry, regularly obtains insights and perspectives from thought leaders in both the public and private sectors on GovCon industry trends and trajectories. ExecutiveGov has enhanced its focus on interviews with government decision makers to complement the …

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