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Employee Highlight: Briana Cantos

Meet Briana Cantos: an Electrical and Power Flight Systems Engineer at NASA JPL, a member of the Electrical Systems Engineering Group, and a proud Columbus employee supporting the Europa Clipper project. During 2017, Briana interned with the Europa Clipper Electrical Systems team while completing her B.S. in Electrical Engineering. She joined the Europa Clipper project…

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Supporting NASA Goddard with OSIRIS-REx

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) is a New Frontiers mission whose primary goal is to return the first samples ever taken from a special type of asteroid (Bennu) holding clues to the origin of the solar system and likely organic molecules that may have seeded life on Earth. The OSIRIS-REx…

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Columbus on SAIC Team that Wins $2.9 Billion U.S. Army Contract For Broad Array Of Software Development And Maintenance Services

With a team of small and mid-tier sized teammates that included Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc., Science Applications International Corp. won a $2.9 billion contract to continue mission engineering, integration, software development, and other lifecycle support to the U.S. Army. A potential five-year task order, the SAIC team will continue to develop and integrate advanced…

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Perseverance Rover

Supporting NASA JPL- Perseverance Rover 2020

The Columbus engineering team has been working closely with the great minds at NASA JPL, supporting the Temporary Technical and Professional Support (TTAPS) contract. The team has recently finished a whirlwind of activities in support of the Mars 2020 mission. Our engineers and technicians have been involved in a wide variety of activities related to…

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Columbus Employees at NASA JPL Develop FDA-Approved Ventilator for Emergency Use on COVID-19 Patients

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use under the FDA’s March 24 ventilator Emergency Use Authorization. Called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), the device was developed by engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

Columbus is committed to provide for the ongoing health and safety of our employees, partners and the community while ensuring seamless service operations for our customers throughout the Coronavirus outbreak. We are also ensuring compliance with governmental regulations and public health guidance. We are implementing a phased approach consistent with guidelines recommended by the U.S.…

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Columbus Awarded NOAA ProTech Weather Contract

Columbus is honored to have been selected by NOAA as one of the awardees of the ProTech Weather contract vehicle. ProTech Weather is one of four domains in an overarching $3 Billion IDIQ contract vehicle focused on agency-wide strategic procurement. The ProTech Weather domain covers a wide variety of scientific, engineering, and program management services…

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