NASA Recognizes Contractor Performance
|March 21, 2003
NASA recently presented the 2002 George M. Low Awards, the agency's
premier quality and performance recognition for prime and subcontractors.
NASA's Deputy Administrator Frederick Gregory presented the awards
at the 17th NASA Continual Improvement and Reinvention Conference
on Quality Management, at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria,
Va. " This year we had a particularly outstanding group of
nominees and finalists. The winners can be justly proud of their
accomplishments, " Gregory said.
The Low Awards went to Analytical Services & Materials, Inc.,
Hampton, VA, for Small Business Service and Jacobs Sverdrup, Marshall
Space Flight Center Group, Huntsville, Ala. for Large Business Service.
ManTech International Corporation, Aerospace Technology Applications
Center, Greenbelt, Md., also picked up an award for Large Business
Service. RS Information Systems, Inc., Glenn Research Center, Cleveland,
Ohio; also received an award for Small Business Service with Williams
International, Walled Lake, Mich. taking home the award for Small
This annual award program recognizes large and small businesses
that demonstrate excellence and outstanding technical and managerial
achievements in quality and performance on NASA-related contracts
The award was named after George M. Low, a NASA leader who was dedicated
to quality and excellence. Low's career and achievements spanned
many fields: space science, aeronautics, technology, and education.
He provided management and direction for the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo,
and advanced manned missions programs.
For information about the awards and the conference on the Internet,
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