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ASRC snags $40M satellite contract

ASRC Federal Services has picked up a $40 million Naval Research Laboratory contract to provide satellite systems services.

The five-year contract entails satellite tracking, command and control, data collection and site facilities management at the Blossom Point Tracking Facility in Charles County, Md., ASRC noted in a news release.

The Blossom Point facility provides command and control for the government’s research and development satellites, and facilitates connectivity through the Air Force Satellite Control Network and various Naval Research Laboratory and other government assets.

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Zach Noble is a staff writer covering digital citizen services, workforce issues and a range of civilian federal agencies.

Before joining FCW in 2015, Noble served as assistant editor at the viral news site TheBlaze, where he wrote a mix of business, political and breaking news stories and managed weekend news coverage. He has also written for online and print publications including The Washington Free Beacon, The Santa Barbara News-Press, The Federalist and Washington Technology.

Noble is a graduate of Saint Vincent College, where he studied English, economics and mathematics.

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