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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: Lockheed Martin Corp., the world’s largest defense company, said fourth-quarter profit fell 15 percent on weak sales in its electronic and space businesses. Net income from continuing operations fell to $698 million, or $2.14 a share, from $821 million, … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Boeing Co said it would close its Defense, Space & Security facility that employs more than 2,160 workers in Wichita by the end of 2013 as part of a move to cut costs amid a tightening U.S. defense budget. … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: Acknowledging suspicions that two of NASA’s earth observation satellites were hacked back in 2007 and 2008, the space agency has indeed confirmed “suspicious events” in a copy of an independent Congressional advisory panel on Chinese / US relations, … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The four astronauts who flew into history last month after completing the 135th and final space shuttle mission visited New Orleans Wednesday to thank employees at the Michoud Assembly Facility for their work in getting them into space. The visit … Continue reading

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