Wang Federal wins contract to consolidate NASA's networks
- By Frank Tiboni
- Jan 25, 1999
Wang Federal Systems this month won a 10-year, $453 million contract to run NASAs
The McLean, Va., company will consolidate NASAs WANs and support data
distribution for the agencys four strategic R&D enterprises: Aerospace
Technology, Earth Science, Human Exploration and Development of Space, and Space Science.
Aerospace Technology develops aeronautical and space transportation technologies. Earth
Science studies the Earths environment. Human Exploration and De velopment of Space
focuses on space exploration. Space Science studies the mysteries of the universe, such as
whether there is life beyond Earth.
Lockheed Martin Corp. awarded the subcontract to Wang under its Consolidated Space
Operations Contract with NASA.
NASA awarded the 10-year, $3.44 billion CSOC contract to Lockheed Martin to manage the
agencys five flight facilities: Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.;
Johnson Space Center in Houston, Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.; Marshall
Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.; and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,