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Lockheed Martin Space Systems Lockheed Martin Space Systems is one of the 4 major business divisions of Lockheed Martin. It is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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 Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $6,638,280 firm-fixed-price contract modification to manage and perform operations, operations support, software and database maintenance and training for the 21st Space Operations Squadron located at Onizuka Air Force Station Onizuka Air Force Station is a United States Air Force installation in Sunnyvale, California at the intersection of Highway 101 and California State Route 237. Its main building is large, pale blue, and windowless; it is, known locally as the Blue Cube , Calif. Support consists of launch and early orbit operations for the Inertial Upper Stage/Defense Support Program; data flow operations for National Aeronautics and Space Administration National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), civilian agency of the U.S. federal government with the mission of conducting research and developing operational programs in the areas of space exploration, artificial satellites (see satellite, artificial),  satellite programs, the Space Transportation System, boosters and other Air Force Satellite Control Network The 'Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN)' provides support for the operation, control and maintenance of a variety of DoD and some nonĀ­ DoD satellites. This involves continual execution of the tasks involved in Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C).  eternal users; operations support to include satellite support planning, scheduling and reporting, attitude and orbital analysis, and data processing; level software and level 1 database maintenance for AFSCN common user and mission unique equipment; simulation and scenario generation for mainframe systems (i.e. Inertial Upper Stage The Inertial Upper Stage or IUS is a two-stage solid-fueled booster rocket developed by NASA and the U.S. Air Force for the launching of large payloads from either a Titan III (later Titan IV) rocket or from the payload bay of the Space Shuttle.  Flight Controller Telemetry Simulation System) to support launch rehearsal and government training; training in support of this contract; and deployment support. Total funds have been obligated. Solicitation began March 2002, and negotiations were completed July 2002. The 50th Contracting Squadron is the contracting activity (FA2550-02-C-0006).
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Title Annotation:contract award
Publication:EDP Weekly's IT Monitor
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 28, 2002
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