NASA contract awarded to General Dynamics

Thursday - 6/24/2010, 9:52am EDT

John Weidman, vice president and general manager, National Systems Division, C4 Systems, General Dynamics

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General Dynamics has been awarded a contract by NASA worth $642 million dollars. The company will be responsible for modernizing the ground segment of the agency's satellite system. John Weidman is the vice president and general manager of the National Systems Division for General Dynamics' C4 Systems. He tells us what the modernization entails and why it's necessary.