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September 11, 2014
NASA Extends, Increases Value of Bioastronautics Contract at Johnson

NASA has extended and increased the value of its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide continuing support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The cost-plus-award-fee contract modification increases the overall value of the contract by $75 million to almost $1.5 billion. With the extension, the contract performance period will end April 30, 2015.

Services provided under the current contract support the International Space Station and Orion programs. Work includes medical services, research, technology development, engineering, operations and flight hardware development to support the health, safety and productivity of crews living and working in space. Wyle maintains readiness of facilities and laboratories and provides services for program integration, habitability and environmental factors, human adaptation and countermeasures, space medicine, flight hardware development and human research.

Work under the contract is performed at Johnson and Ellington Field in Houston, as well as NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Major subcontractors include Lockheed Martin Space Operations, Barrios Technology Inc., Enterprise Advisory Services Inc., Bastion Technologies and Muniz Engineering Inc., all in Houston, and Futron Corporation in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Joshua Buck
Headquarters, Washington

William Jeffs
Johnson Space Center, Houston

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