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Future Forward Interview: When In Doubt, Damp It Out

March 21, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Douglas P. Taylor is president of Taylor Devices (www.taylordevices.com), which manufactures seismic dampers that protect structures during such events as earthquakes and high winds. He is inventor or co-inventor of 34 patents in the fields of energy management,…

NASA Names Jacobs Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year

March 20, 2017 - in Corporate, News

DALLAS - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) has been selected as NASA’s Agency-Level 2016 Small Business Industry Award (SBIA) Large Business…

Parsons to Support NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Office Upgrade Program

February 13, 2017 - in Corporate, News

PASADENA, CA – Parsons announced that it has received a contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA’s) Jet Propulsion…

Parsons Recognized by NASA for Small Business Program

December 12, 2016 - in Awards, News

PASADENA, CA  – Parsons is pleased to announce that it is the winner of two National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Fiscal Year 2016 Small Business Industry Awards. Parsons was named Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year for the Goddard…

USAID and NASA Award Tetra Tech Geospatial Technology Contract in West Africa

PASADENA, Calif., Jul. 18, 2016—Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today the award of a $13-million, single-award contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx, NASA Administrator Bolden Launch New NextGen Aviation Test Lab at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden today were joined by representatives from the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Air Traffic Controllers Association…

KBR to Acquire Government Services Company, Wyle

May 23, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

HOUSTON, Texas, May 23, 2016 — KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Wyle, Inc., a leading provider of specialized engineering, and professional, scientific and technical services primarily to the U.S.…

Parsons Helps Guide the Transport of NASA’s Space Shuttle External Tank

May 20, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

PASADENA, Calif., May 19, 2016—Parsons is proud to have donated consulting services to the California Science Center for its program to transport NASA’s last remaining space shuttle external tank—known as External Tank 94 or ET-94—from New Orleans,…

Satellite Animation Shows Powerful Storm in Central US

December 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

An animation of satellite imagery over the course of two days shows a massive low pressure system that generated severe weather in the southwestern and central U.S. bringing snow, heavy rainfall, flooding and tornadoes. The video, created by the NASA/NOAA…

NASA and DHS Team to Develop Technology that Detects Heartbeats in Rubble

September 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects, Sensors

When natural disasters or man-made catastrophes topple buildings, search and rescue teams immediately set out to recover victims trapped beneath the wreckage. During these missions, time is imperative, and quickly detecting living victims greatly increases…