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NASA Selects Contractor for Propellants, Life Support Services

NASA has selected URS Federal Technical Services, Inc. of Germantown, Maryland, an AECOM company, to fulfill the KSC Propellants and Life Support Services Contract (KPLSS) at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida.

The KPLSS contract is a fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum performance period of five years, including one two-year option and one one-year option. The contract has a potential maximum value of $93 million.

Propellant services include receipt, storage, repackaging and distributing 25 different fluids, as well as the management and maintenance of more than 150 major mobile and fixed propellant systems. Life Support services include the delivery, recycling, rebuilding, operation, maintenance and manufacture of protective and respiratory equipment. Engineering services include project management, configuration management, fluids management and engineering, design engineering, and pressure vessels and systems support.

KPLSS serves a critical role in executing and supporting mission requirements by providing propellants and life support operations, maintenance, and engineering support and equipment for NASA and other launch processing facilities.

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Stephanie Schierholz / Tabatha Thompson
Headquarters, Washington
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Michael Curie
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.