NASA Awards Mission Operations Support Contract Extension

          NASA Awards Mission Operations Support Contract Extension

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a
contract extension to Lockheed Martin Corporation of Gaithersburg, Maryland,
for the Facilities Development and Operations Contract (FDOC) at the agency's
Johnson Space Center in Houston.


This $340.6 million three-year extension includes a two-year base period and a
one-year option. The extension base period runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30,
2016. If exercised, the additional one-year option carries the contract
through Sept. 30, 2017. If all options are exercised, the estimated total
contract value will be $1.3 billion.

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's Mission
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 all 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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Contact: Stephanie Schierholz, Headquarters, Washington, 202-358-1100,, or Kyle Herring, Johnson Space Center, Houston,
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