EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a contract valued at nearly $1.76 billion over a 10-year span to provide comprehensive health, safety, science and engineering support to NASA human space flight missions supporting the International Space Station, Orion, commercial space initiatives and exploration human systems development.
Called the Human Health and Performance Contract, Wyle will perform the work primarily at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas with the aid of a core team of 10 subcontractors. The contract has a five-year base award with one three year and one two year option.
Wyle has been providing similar services to NASA since 1968 and with the award of this new contract expects to provide critical support to NASA JSC until 2023.
The contract will focus on crew and occupational health care, medical operations and informatics, biomedical and physiological research, space flight habitability and environmental health, development and integration of flight hardware and the integration of flight experiments.
Wyle's subcontractors include Lockheed Martin of Bethesda, Md., Barrios Technology, Inc. of Houston, CSC-Dynamac of Fairfax, Va., Eagle Applied Sciences, LLC of San Antonio, Texas, Enterprise Advisory Services, Inc. of Houston, Geocontrols Systems, Inc. of Houston, JES Tech, Houston, MEI Technologies, Inc. of Houston, University of Houston, and the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas.
Wyle, a privately held company, is a leading provider of high tech aerospace engineering and information technology services to the federal government on long-term outsourcing contracts. The company also provides test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and other government assets; and other engineering services to the aerospace, defense, and nuclear power industries.
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