Kennedy News

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Michael Curie
Headquarters, Washington

April 1, 2009
NASA Awards Interim Protective Services Contract For Kennedy
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA has awarded a contract to Space Gateway Support of Cape Canaveral, Fla., to continue providing protective services at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

This cost-plus-fixed-fee contract begins on April 1, 2009, and will provide interim support until NASA awards a new competitive contract for agency-wide protective services. The Interim Protective Services Contract has a three-month base period and nine one-month option periods through March 31, 2010. The maximum potential value of this contract is approximately $40 million, if all options are exercised.

The services Space Gateway Support will provide include firefighting, physical security and emergency response support.

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