Press Release

Analex Corporation Awarded Three-Year Option on NASA Expendable Launch Vehicles Integrated Support Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
July 2, 2008
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QinetiQ North America announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Analex Corporation, was awarded a three-year option to continue providing launch support services to the National Aeronautical and Space Administration’s (NASA) Launch Services Program. The option is valued at approximately $90 million.

Under this contract, Analex Corporation provides engineering, telemetry, communications, safety and mission assurance and other technical services for NASA’s Atlas, Delta, Pegasus, Taurus and Falcon rockets. The work is performed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and other launch sites and NASA resident offices.

Commenting on the contract extension, Michael G. Stolarik, President, QinetiQ North America’s Mission Solutions Group and Analex, said: “This extension continues our long partnership with NASA. We continue to support NASA’s complex, mission-related engineering requirements with the high level of performance the space agency has come to expect from QinetiQ North America.”

The QinetiQ North America Mission Solutions Group provides mission-critical engineering, IT and security support services to customers in the intelligence, space, defense and homeland security communities.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America provides world-class technology and responsive solutions to U.S. government customers. With more than 5,500 engineers, scientists and professionals working in partnership with customers, QinetiQ North America develops innovative technology solutions to meet the challenges of national defense, homeland security and information access. QinetiQ North America is part of QinetiQ Group plc, one of the world’s leading defense and security technology companies. For more information, please visit

SpaceRef staff editor.