Beth Dickey
Headquarters, Washington

James Hartsfield
Johnson Space Center, Houston
RELEASE : C09-017
NASA Johnson Safety and Mission Assurance Contract Extended
WASHINGTON -- NASA has exercised a $58 million, one-year extension option for a contract with Science Applications International Corporation of Houston to provide support to safety and mission assurance activities at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services contract helps ensure safety, reliability, maintainability, and quality in the International Space Station Program, the Space Shuttle Program and the Constellation Program.

This cost-plus-award-fee contract option continues services from May 1, 2009, through April 30, 2010. Work under the contract will be performed at Johnson, NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida and at NASA's White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico.

Significant subcontractors in the work include Futron Corp. of Bethesda, Md.; GHG of Houston; M.H. Chew of Livermore, Calif.; URS - Washington Division of Princeton, N.J.; Management Technology Associates of Huntsville, Ala.; J&P Technologies of Houston; JES Tech of Houston; SoHaR Incorporated of Culver City, Calif.; and Texas Southern University of Houston.

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