93 : Orbital Sciences Corp.
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||David W. Thompson, chairman and CEO
|Lines of business:
||Space launch vehicles, missile defense systems, satellites and related systems, advanced space systems and space technical services
||NASA, Air Force, Navy, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Energy Department
||Orbital Sciences was awarded a contract in April 2010 by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory for a spacecraft and airborne system support services contract valued at approximately $95 million over a five-year period. The contract was won by Orbital’s Technical Services Division, which is part of the company’s Space Systems Group. The work involves conducting prototype spacecraft and airborne system and subsystem research, analysis and development, as well as integration, testing, and data processing and documentation activities.