On Tuesday, Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) announced that it had won a contract from NASA worth potentially $162 million. The contract period is six months with two 12-month options.
Under the contract, CSC will continue to provide aviation services through the Johnson Space Center Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program. Specifically, CSC will perform maintenance and modification services for aircraft supporting NASA programs. Included in these services are micro-gravity testing and Space Shuttle pilot training. CSC will also provide flight operations and technical data management.
The work on which CSC will perform its work include two Boeing 747s which have been modified to transport the Space Shuttle, multiple Gulfstream jets which are used to simulate Space Shuttle flight, and T-38 trainers.