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NASA Awards Contract Extension To SAIC For Total $365M

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NASA has exercised two six-month options to the agency’s Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services Contract with Science Applications International¬† (SAIC) of San Diego for the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The options are worth $32.9 million.

Exercise of the options provides continuity of support services for Johnson’s Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate for the International Space Station Program, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, and Extravehicular Activity Office. The options also include all new Johnson programs and projects.

The options begin May 1 and end April 30, 2013. They will bring the total contract value to $365.1 million. The original contract, awarded in 2006, was for three years, with two one-year options ending April 30, 2011. In April 2011, the contract was extended to add an additional base year and two six-month options ending April 2013.

Work under the contract will be performed at Johnson; NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida; White Sands Test Facility near Las Cruces, N.M.; and SAIC’s facilities in Houston.

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