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ASRC Federal Space and Defense Awarded NASA METS II Bridge Contract

February 20, 2014

Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) February 20, 2014

NASA recently awarded ASRC Federal Space and Defense a two-year extension to the Multidiscipline Engineering and Technology Services II contract. The two-year bridge contract with an extension option has a maximum value of $110 million.

Under the METS II Bridge contract, ASRC Federal Space and Defense will continue to provide systems engineering support and guidance, navigation and control services for various projects at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., including the James Webb Space Telescope, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission, the Magnetosphere Multiscale mission and other critical Goddard missions.

“The bridge contract award underscores excellent work performed by our ASRC Federal Space and Defense team on the current METS II effort,” said Paul Dillahay, ASRC Federal president and CEO. “We look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with NASA Goddard and supporting the center’s space exploration activities.”

ASRC Federal Space and Defense will continue supporting several operating divisions in Goddard's Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate, including mechanical systems, software management, instrument systems and technology, electrical engineering and mission engineering, and systems analysis. Support provided to the operating divisions includes the formulation, design, development, flight and non-flight fabrication, integration, test, verification, and operation of components, subsystems, systems, science instruments and complete spacecraft for multiple projects.

About ASRC Federal

ASRC Federal is a holding company with multiple subsidiaries, including ASRC Federal Space and Defense, which provide reliable, cost-efficient services to federal government agencies. Headquartered in Greenbelt, Md., ASRC Federal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arctic Slope Regional Corporation. ASRC Federal Space and Defense delivers high-performance space systems engineering, integration and satellite operations services to civil and defense agencies. For more information about the ASRC Federal family of companies, please visit:

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