Space

August 2, 2013

NASA awards contract for gaseous nitrogen supply

NASA has awarded a contract to Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP of Houston to supply gaseous nitrogen to Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This will include the continued operations and maintenance of the Kennedy pipeline system.

The firm fixed-price contract includes an economic price adjustment clause. The total approximate value is $69 million over the potential 10-year life of the contract. The base period of performance, which begins on Aug. 1, will last two years. The contract also contains four two-year options that could extend the contract through 2023.

Air Liquide will provide personnel, materials, and gaseous nitrogen production facilities necessary to support current and future NASA launch programs and activities at Kennedy and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

 




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