Raytheon to Update NASA’s Earth Observation IT System Under $275M Contract

Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) has secured a five-year, $275 million contract to help NASA update the hardware and software of an Earth data management system.

The company will engineer on-premise and cloud-based applications for the Earth Observing System Data and Information System as part of the EOSDIS Evolution and Development-3 contract, the space agency said Friday.

Contract services are intended to maintain system availability, performance and reliability.

The Earth Science Data and Information System Project under the agency’s science mission directorate oversees the collection of data from aircraft, satellites and field measurements through the EOSDIS platform.

Work under the cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will take place in Riverdale, Maryland.

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