Space

July 8, 2013

NASA selects electrical systems engineering services contract

NASA has awarded a contract to ASRC Federal Space & Defense of Greenbelt, Md., for the Electrical Systems Engineering Services II for the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

This is a cost plus award fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a maximum ordering value of $475 million. This contract has a 30-day phase-in period with a 5-year effective ordering period from the date of award, which was Tuesday, July 2. The contract was awarded under the Small Business Set Aside program.

The contractor will provide electrical systems engineering support services and related work to Goddard’s Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate’s Electrical Engineering Division, Instrument Systems and Technology Division, Software Engineering Division, Mechanical Systems Division, and the Mission Engineering and Systems Analysis Division. Additional work will include the study, design, systems engineering, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of space flight, airborne, and ground system hardware and software. The work also includes development and validation of new technologies to enable future space and science missions.

Contracted services will be performed at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., the contractor’s off-site facilities and other NASA locations.




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