Tag Archives: NASA

NASA Issues $221M Infrared Instrument Contract Extension to Exelis

Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) geospatial systems division has received a $221 million contract modification from NASA to continue support for the agency’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 mission for an additional three years. The contract covers work to manufacture, test, deliver, integrate and perform launch and post-launch support of the Cross-track Infrared Sounder instrument for the JPSS-2 mission, …

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Logical-R JV, Booz Allen Land Ames Research Center Financial Support IDIQ

Logical-R Joint Venture and Booz Allen Hamilton will collaborate to provide financial support services for the Ames Research Center under a $61.2 million contract with NASA. The contract contains a two-year base period, a 45-day phase-in period and three one-year options and Logical-R will commence work on Oct. 14, NASA said Wednesday. Both companies will perform financial management, …

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ASRC Federal to Provide Engineering Support to NASA’s Wallops Flight Center

An ASRC Federal division has received a five-year, $46.3 million contract from NASA to provide a range of engineering services at the agency’s flight facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract was awarded to ASRC Space and Defense and contains a 30-day phase-in period that will commence Nov. 1, …

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Ball Aerospace to Build Ozone Mapping Instrument for NOAA Mission

Ball Aerospace and Technology (NYSE: BLL) has won a $113 million contract to build an instrument for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s ozone mapping and profiling mission. Boulder, Colorado-based Ball Aerospace will also work to integrate the Ozone Mapping and Profiling Suite system into the Joint Polar Satellite System-2, test the instrument and support the spacecraft’s …

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Vantage Partners to Continue NASA Glenn Center Aeronautics Support

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 and …

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Report: NASA to Award Space Transportation Contract by Early September

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 …

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

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 …

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InuTeq to Help NASA Manage Flight Research, IT Services

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 …

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ASRC Federal to Continue Mission Support Work at NASA Facilities

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 …

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Jacobs, NASA Ink $120M Marshall Center Services Modification

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 …

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