The contract has a five-year base period that becomes effective on Oct. 1, 2019 with an additional four-year option.
The IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity) contract provides NASA access to Aerospace resources and personnel with deep understanding across the U.S. space enterprise characterized by technical depth and breadth, objectivity and independence, long term stability, and available to perform work closely associated with inherently governmental functions.
“We’re delighted to continue delivering critical engineering, evaluation, and test services to NASA that will advance and shape the future of our nation’s space exploration, science, and technology over the next decade,” said Edward Swallow, senior vice president of Aerospace’s Civil Systems Group. “As the leading federally funded research and development center operator for space, our unique technical expertise and objective analysis align well with NASA’s needs as it opens an exciting era of vital missions.”
Aerospace will provide NASA with highly specialized functional expertise to support mission success. In addition, the company will provide multidisciplinary engineering services, testing, consulting, contractor-on-site monitoring, and evaluation of projects and programs, including safety, mission assurance, cost, and schedule analyses through any phase of NASA’s programmatic lifecycle.
About The Aerospace Corporation
The Aerospace Corporation is a national nonprofit corporation that operates a federally funded research and development center and has more than 4,600 employees. With major locations in El Segundo, California; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Washington, D.C. region, Aerospace addresses complex problems across the space enterprise and other areas of national and international significance through agility, innovation, and objective technical leadership. For more information, visit www.aerospace.org. Follow us on Twitter: @AerospaceCorp.