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Paul Foerman
Stennis Space Center, Miss.

Grey Hautaluoma
Headquarters, Washington

Aug. 9, 2006
NASA Announces Stennis Space Center Contracts
NASA's Stennis Space Center, Miss., announced two contract awards Wednesday.

Mississippi Space Services, located at Stennis, received a one-year contract extension to provide facility operating services at the center. Stennis also exercised the first option on a six-year, cost-plus-award-fee contract with Sverdrup Technology, Inc., to support propulsion test operations at the center and NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.

The one-year contract extension for Mississippi Space Services is valued at $61.6 million, and the contract option for Sverdrup has an estimated value of $42.4 million.

Mississippi Space Services is a joint venture comprised of Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., and Shaw Infrastructure, Inc. of Baton Rouge, La. Sverdrup is based in Tullahoma, Tenn.

Mississippi Space Services provides a broad range of facility engineering, maintenance, operations, institutional and logistics services. Sverdrup will provide technical and management services in support of propulsion test operations at Stennis and Marshall.

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