RELEASE NO. 02-015
Virginia firm wins Langley Research Center support
NASAs Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., has selected
Tessada and Associates, Inc., Newington, Va., to perform logistics,
administrative and scientific information services for the
The award is a cost-plus-incentive fee contract with an
award-term provision. The work is valued at more than $117 million
over the next 10 years.
NCI Information Systems, Inc., McLean, Va., is teamed with
Tessada as their major subcontractor. Day-to-day work will be
performed at NASA Langley.
The work consists of support services in the areas of logistics,
human resources, financial management, procurement, graphics,
technical editing, photography and duplicating. Work is expected to
begin April 1, 2002.
Established in 1917 as the first national civil aeronautics
laboratory, Langley Research Center is a world-class facility for
aeronautics, earth science, space technology, and structures and
materials research. Seventy percent of Langleys effort is in
aeronautics research, working to improve todays aircraft and
to develop concepts for future aircraft.
Langley supports the nations aerospace efforts by
conducting a dynamic program in atmospheric sciences, seeking a
more detailed understanding of the Earths atmosphere. Langley
researchers are also developing technology for advanced space
transportation systems and for small spacecraft and
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