NASA Selects Contract for Mission Support Services at Ames

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple sustained project management, research and technology development capabilities that encompass all phases of mission and project lifecycles at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee hybrid contract has a potential value of $270 million, including options and indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity task orders. The contract begins Aug. 1, with a one-year base period including a 60-day phase-in, followed by four, one-year options.

Under the terms of the contract, the company will provide program and project management support for efforts including International Space Station biosciences flight development projects, such as mission implementation, instrument development, and technology advancement efforts; collaborative science programs, such as astrobiology, virtual institutes, aeronautics research projects; and various Ames offices.

Companies that will support Wyle on this contract include ASRC Federal Space and Defense of Beltsville, Maryland; Logyx, LLC and the SETI Institute both of Mountain View, California; The Bionetics Corp of Yorktown, Virginia; and Paragon TEC of Cleveland.

For information about NASA and other agency programs, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov

For more information about Ames, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/ames

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