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Sally Harrington
Glenn Research Center, Cleveland
216-433-2037

Beth Dickey/J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-2087/5241

February 23, 2007
 
RELEASE : 07-005
 
 
NASA Awards Turbine Pump Assembly Contract for Ares Spacecraft
 
 
CLEVELAND -- NASA has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International Inc. of Rockford, Ill., to design, develop, fabricate, test and deliver engineering models of a turbine pump assembly for the Ares I upper stage thrust vector control subsystem. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract - a competitive award - has a two-year period of performance with a maximum value of $5,009,388.

NASA's Glenn Research Center is the agency's lead for the Ares I upper stage thrust vector control subsystem, part of NASA's Constellation Program.

For more information on the Web about Glenn's roles and responsibilities for Ares I, visit:

http://exploration.grc.nasa.gov/Exploration/Constellation/Launch/

For more information on the Web about NASA's Constellation Program, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/constellation

 

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