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Beth Dickey
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-2087
beth.dickey-1@nasa.gov
 
Michael Finneran
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
757-864-6110/344-4611
michael.p.finneran@nasa.gov
 
May 18, 2009
 
CONTRACT RELEASE : C09-022
 
 
NASA Awards Safety and Mission Support Services Contract
 
 
WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected Safety and Quality Assurance Alliance of Cleveland to provide safety and mission assurance services at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.

The contract, to be administered through NASA's Office of Safety and Mission Assurance at NASA Headquarters in Washington, is valued at approximately $33 million. Safety and Quality Assurance Alliance is a joint venture with N&R Engineering and Mainthia Technologies Inc., both of Cleveland.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract will take effect June 25. The base contract lasts 23 months and has three one-year options.

The contractor will support all of the programs and activities necessary to provide a safe environment for Langley's workforce. Safety and mission assurance support services will cover Langley's aeronautical and spaceflight projects, as well as quality assurance activities associated with the design, fabrication, assembly, test, delivery of spaceflight-quality hardware, and material testing functions within the Materials and Quality Assurance Laboratory.

Additionally, support services will provide inspection and quality assurance elements administered through the Center Operations Directorate. These include a variety of quality assurance support services to ensure Langley's research facilities and institutional infrastructure are maintained in accordance with standards of quality as specified by its contracts and facility management programs.

The inspection and quality assurance elements support the monitoring of numerous government construction, maintenance and operation contracts, including all activities of the Research Operations, Maintenance, Engineering contract and all facility or research-related construction projects.

For more about NASA's Langley Research Center, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov/langley


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http://www.nasa.gov

 

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