John Yembrick
Headquarters, Washington     
Kelly Humphries
Johnson Space Center, Houston

June 25, 2010
NASA Awards Space Station Mission Integration Contract
WASHINGTON -- NASA has awarded a contract with a maximum value of $273 million to Barrios Technology, Ltd., of Houston for International Space Station mission integration services support.

This is a fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract that includes a base period of more than five years and two one-year options. The base period, from Oct. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2015, is valued at $185.5 million. Option 1, from Jan. 1, 2016, to Dec. 31, 2016, is valued at approximately $42.7 million. Option 2, from Jan. 1, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2017, is valued at $45 million.

Barrios Technology will provide support for engineering and technical services required to support the International Space Station Program. This includes products and services for space station mission planning; integration and operations; international partner integration; and Russian language and logistics services.

TechTrans International of Houston is a major subcontractor on the contract. Work will be primarily performed at or near NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Work also will be performed at other locations in and outside of the United States, including Russia and Kazakhstan.

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