NASA Selects Education Support Contractor


CLEVELAND -- NASA has selected Paragon Tec Inc. of Cleveland to support educational programs at the agency's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, NASA Headquarters in Washington, and other NASA centers, as necessary.

The NASA Glenn Education Support Services contract will help advance high-quality science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

The contract begins April 1 with an 18-month base performance period. It includes options to extend the work through March 31, 2018. If NASA exercises all options, the maximum potential value for the five-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is $55 million.

Paragon Tec Inc. and its subcontractors, Ohio Aerospace Institute of Cleveland and Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc. of Greenbelt, Md., will provide program and technical support services for the management of NASA's educational programs at the national, regional and local levels.

For more information about Glenn, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/glenn

For more information about NASA education programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/education

For more information about NASA programs and missions, visit: http://www.nasa.gov

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