United Space Alliance

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United Space Alliance President & CEO Virginia Barnes
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    great experience working for NASA and ISS Program

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    Former Employee - Iss Software Development in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Iss Software Development in Houston, TX

    I worked at United Space Alliance full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent learning experience working on space station related projects

    Cons

    salary was lower than other industries

United Space Alliance Interviews

Updated Sep 3, 2014
Updated Sep 3, 2014

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at United Space Alliance.

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    I was asked to apply by previous coworkers now with the company . The interview was arranged and conducted efficiently. They asked about my work history and specific work interests and my capabilities to fulfill them. They made an offer on the spot, contingent on standard background checks and drug screening tests.

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United Space Alliance Awards & Accolades

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George M. Low Award - NASA Quality & Excellence, NASA, 2009
Robert J. Collier Trophy, National Astronautic Association, 2009
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Website www.unitedspacealliance.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1995
Type Company - Private
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Northrop Grumman, Jacobs

United Space Alliance (USA) is a space-race heavyweight; the Houston-based prime contractor runs NASA's 173,000 pound Shuttles -- Discovery, Atlantis, and Endeavour. USA, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing, was established in 1996 in response to NASA's move to consolidate multiple Space Shuttle contracts under a single entity. The company provides mission operations, astronaut and flight controller training, flight software development, Shuttle payload integration, and vehicle processing, launch, and recovery operations. It also leads training and... More

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