Tue, Jun 23, 2009
Three-Year Deal Runs Through At Least 2012
NASA has signed a $144 million
follow-on contract with ARES Corp. of Burlingame, CA, for
International Space Station Program integration and control
ARES will provide support for configuration management, data
management, information technology, safety and mission assurance,
vehicle integrated performance, resource and budget analysis,
program schedule development, engineering and technical services,
spacecraft integration, international partner integration and
strategic analysis planning.
The three-year contract is effective Oct. 1, 2009 through Sept.
30, 2012, and includes two one-year options that could extend the
contract through Sept. 30, 2014. If both options are exercised, the
total value of the indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity
contract would be $180 million.
ARES will perform the work on-site at NASA's Johnson Space
Center in Houston, or at nearby offices. Significant subcontractors
include Barrios Technology and Booz-Allen Hamilton, both of
The previous contract was awarded in November 2003, and had a
total value of $154 million, including all of the options that were
exercised, through Sept. 30, 2009.
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