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Marny Skora
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.
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RELEASE : 06-063
NASA Selects Pennsylvania Firm to Build Liquid Nitrogen Plant

NASA has selected Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allentown, Pa., to design, furnish and install a plant to produce liquid nitrogen for the National Transonic Facility, a cryogenic wind tunnel located at NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va.

The 24 month, firm-fixed price contract has a maximum value of approximately $16 million.

Air Products will provide a turnkey project capable of delivering 50,000 tons of liquid nitrogen per year. Contract services include all materials, labor, engineering services, inspection, testing, documentation and training.

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