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Sonja Alexander
Headquarters, Washington                                   
Angela Storey
Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.      
May 10, 2013
NASA Extends Safety and Mission Assurance Contract at Marshall
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- NASA has exercised a second two-year award term option with Bastion Technologies Inc. of Houston for continued services to support the Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate at the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

The contract is a cost-plus award-fee with award-term arrangements. The current potential value of the contract, including this $82 million option, is $332 million. Subsequent unexercised options and award terms extend the total period of performance to Jan. 31, 2017, with a total potential value of more than $376 million. Under the award-term arrangement of the contract, the company has earned two additional years of performance beginning Feb. 1, 2014 through Jan. 31, 2016.

Bastion Technologies Inc. continues to provide services, equipment and supplies associated with industrial and system safety, reliability, and maintainability engineering. The work is associated with design and development engineering and testing performed by Marshall. The contract also provides safety and mission assurance management information, quality assurance and engineering, independent assessment services and documentation, project assurance and risk management.

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