Greenbelt, Md., July 16, 2013 – NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has selected ASRC Federal Space and Defense as prime contractor on the Electrical Systems Engineering Services II contract. The five-year contract has a maximum value of $475 million.
“We are excited to have this opportunity to provide engineering and manufacturing support to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center programs that are critical to NASA’s earth and space science missions,” said Paul Dillahay, ASRC Federal president and CEO. “Our team is eager to support Goddard’s Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate on a wide range of missions and projects.”
ASRC Federal Space and Defense will provide electrical systems engineering support services and related work for instrument and spacecraft programs. Support will include systems engineering, study, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification and operations of spaceflight, airborne and ground system hardware and software. ASRC Federal Space and Defense will also support development and validation of new technologies to enable future space and science missions.
NASA missions and projects supported under the ESES II contract include Global Precipitation Measurement, Magnetospheric MultiScale, Landsat Data Continuity, James Webb Space Telescope, Soil Moisture Active-Passive, Soft X-Ray Spectrometer for ASTRO-H, and the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System.
Work will be performed at Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., the ASRC Federal Space and Defense team’s offsite facilities and other NASA locations.