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NASA Extends Mission Operations Support Contract with Lockheed Martin

August 6, 2014

NASA has awarded a contract extension to Lockheed Martin Corp. for the Facilities Development and Operations Contract at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

According to a NASA release, the extension includes a two-year base period and a one-year option. The extension base period runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2016.

The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, level of effort, and indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract provides continued support development, operations, maintenance, and sustaining engineering to Johnson'sMission Operations Directorate. This includes mission control, mission planning, reconfiguration, and training systems. The work will take place at or near the Johnson Space Center.

FDOC supports human spaceflight programs for NASA, including the International Space Station, Orion multi-purpose crew vehicle, and other programs that may be defined in the future.

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