NASA renews SAIC deal for mission support work

NASA has awarded Science Applications International Corp. a $148 million contract renewal to furnish safety and mission assurance support services for the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

The three-year contract has two one-year options. If all options are exercised, the contract total might reach $256.5 million.

SAIC's team will support safety, reliability, maintainability and quality for the space shuttle, International Space Station, payloads and other items prepared for flight.

The company also will handle technical and process issues, future programs and new technologies, and operation of the White Sands Test Facility near Las Cruces, N.M.

Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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Doug Beizer is a staff writer for Federal Computer Week.

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