HOUSTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA extended its contract with Science Applications International Corp. of Houston to provide support for safety and mission assurance activities at the Johnson Space Center. The extension is for one year with two additional six-month options for a total value of $73.8 million.
The Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services contract helps ensure safety, reliability, maintainability and quality including the International Space Station and Space Shuttle Programs and all other programs and projects at Johnson.
This cost-plus-award-fee extension continues services from May 1, 2011, through April 30, 2012. Including this extension, the total value of the contract is $356 million. The extension also outlines two additional options for extending the contract through Oct. 31, 2012, and April 30, 2013. Work under the contract will be performed at Johnson in Houston, Kennedy Space Center in Florida and White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico.
Significant subcontractors include ARES Corp. of Houston; Engle Technologies of Colorado Springs, Colo.; Florida International University, Miami; Futron Corp. of Bethesda, Md.; GHG of Houston; J&P Technologies of Houston; JES Tech of Houston, and Millennium Engineering and Integration Co. of Arlington, Va.
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