GREENBELT, Md., 2 May 2011. NASA has awarded five indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity sole source contracts to Aerospace Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., for specialized engineering, evaluation, and test services. These five cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts, with a period of performance that extends through Nov. 30, 2018, will support eight NASA centers and have a total maximum value of $658.25 million.
Aerospace will provide technical products and services to NASA headquarters in Washington for the maximum value of $89 million; Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., and Ames Research Center at Moffett Field, Calif., for the maximum value of $234.25 million; Johnson Space Center in Houston, Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, and Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif. for the maximum ordering value of $210 million; Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., and Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, for the maximum value of $50 million; and Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., for the maximum value of $75 million.
Aerospace will also perform independent assessments of selected NASA programs and projects, including validation of program or project technical risks, assessment of cost estimates and schedules, as well as evaluation of safety and mission assurance risks. These assessments review all aspects of design and discipline engineering, engineering processes, system engineering, manufacturing, assembly, test, and operational mission capabilities.
Aerospace staff also will conduct management, scientific, and technical studies.