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Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

March 27, 2008
NASA Awards Nitrogen Supply and Services Contract
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA has awarded Air Liquide Large Industries of Houston the Kennedy Space Center - Cape Canaveral Air Force Station gaseous nitrogen supply and services contract.

The indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract has an estimated valued of $47.5 million during a five year period, including a three-year base period and two, one-year option periods.

The contract will provide the continued supply of gaseous nitrogen for Kennedy and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, including the continued operations and maintenance of the Kennedy pipeline system.

The contract requires Air Liquide Large Industries to provide personnel, materials, and the gaseous nitrogen production facility necessary to support current and future NASA launch programs and activities at Kennedy and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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