[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

NASA has selected Analytical Services Inc. (ASI) of Huntsville, Ala., to provide strategic research and analysis and communications support services at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

The firm-fixed-price contract begins Oct. 1, 2012 with a one-year base period, followed by four, one-year options and one, six-month option that may be exercised at NASA’s discretion. The performance period, including all options, has a maximum contract value of $51.6 million, which includes a maximum potential indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity value of $19.25 million.

Under the contract, ASI will be responsible for providing strategic research and analysis, communication planning, and communications services and product development and delivery.