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SGT Receives Contract from NASA for Mission Operations Support

July 21, 2014

SGT reported that NASA has awarded them a nine-year contract to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human space exploration.

According to a release from the company, under the Integrated Mission Operations Contract II SGT will provide support and products for spaceflight operations capability development and execution for the Mission Operations Directorate, the International Space Station Program - including the Avionics and Software Office, and the Flight Crew Operations Directorate at NASA'sJohnson Space Center in Houston. This includes support to mission preparation, crew, flight controller, instructor, and analyst training, as well as real-time mission execution activities related to exploration operations and space station operations.

The maximum value of this single award, cost-plus-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is $1.3 billion. The contract award begins Oct. 1. There are two, two-year options that could extend the contract through Sept. 30, 2023. This contract includes a firm-fixed price 61-day phase-in period beginning Aug. 1.

More information:

www.sgt-inc.com

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