Vantage Partners to Continue NASA Glenn Center Aeronautics Support

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Vantage Partners will continue providing engineering and scientific services to NASA‘s Glenn Research Center after the agency exercised the second option of the company’s potential $231 million contract for the work. NASA said Wednesday the one-year option is worth an estimated $46 million and starts in October. The company supports the Cleveland-based research center’s aeronautics...

Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

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NASA will award a contract or contracts to develop space vehicles for transporting U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station by the end of August or in early September, National Journal reported Tuesday. Marina Koren reports that the future commercial spacecraft would end U.S. dependence on Russia’s Soyuz capsules to transport each astronaut for $70.7 million. The three finalists...

NASA Triggers $178M Option on Jacobs’ Kennedy Space Center Operations Contract

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NASA has awarded a two-year, $178 million contract option to Jacobs Technology to continue management and implementation services for technology and operations at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The agency said Monday that it also exercised a two-year extension for the contract’s indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity ordering provision, which is worth up to $500 million...

InuTeq to Help NASA Manage Flight Research, IT Services

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InuTeq has been awarded a potential five-year, $73 million contract to help NASA manage operations at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA said Friday that the company will work with the center’s mission information and test systems directorate on areas such as flight research operations, flight simulations and information technology services. The company...

ASRC Federal to Continue Mission Support Work at NASA Facilities

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An ASRC Federal subsidiary has won a $37 million bridge contract to provide mission planning, information technology management and general business support to several NASA facilities. ASRC Research & Technology Solutions will extend its support services at the space agency’s Washington headquarters and organizations such as the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, NASA said Thursday. The...

Jacobs, NASA Ink $120M Marshall Center Services Modification

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Jacobs Technology (NYSE: JEC) and NASA have signed a potential one-year, $120 million contract modification for the company to continue engineering and science services at the agency’s based Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA said Monday the modification falls under a potential $600 million contract the company was awarded in July 2012 and covers work from Sept. 27, 2014...

NASA Issues Helium Supply RFP

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NASA has started accepting proposals from contractors to supply helium at agency-run flight and research centers for a period of up to five years. The contract contains a two-year base period and three option years that could extend work through Sept. 30, 2019, NASA said in an Aug. 8 FedBizOpps notice. Helium would be delivered at several NASA facilities, including the Ames Research Center, Jet Propulsion...

Jacobs Engineering to Help NASA Design Asteroid Capture Tech

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a contract of an undisclosed value to design a technology for NASA‘s planned asteroid capture-and-study mission. The project’s goal is to develop a system that would tow an asteroid as heavy as 1,000 metric tons and as wide as 10 meters, Jacobs said Tuesday. Jacobs plans to embed deployable booms into the company’s asteroid capture system...

Lockheed Awarded Potential 3-Year Extension for NASA Johnson Center Services

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a potential three-year, $34.6 million contract extension to continue helping to operate NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The extension contains a two-year base period that covers work between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and a one-year option that would extend work to Sept. 30, 2017, NASA said Friday. The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, level of effort,...

NASA Contracts Sierra Lobo for Goddard Center Test, Integration Support

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NASA has awarded Sierra Lobo a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide engineering and technician testing and integration support for the Goddard Space Flight Center’s applied engineering and technology directorate. The Environmental Test and Integration Services II contract covers support work for hardware and software design and development, as well as verification and operations...