Press Release

CSC Wins $113 Million NASA Task Order to Provide Supercomputing Support Services

By SpaceRef Editor
December 28, 2007
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Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) announced today that it has won a task order to provide supercomputing support services to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Awarded under the General Services Administration Millennia contract, the estimated value of the five-year task order is $113 million.

Under the terms of the task order, CSC will provide supercomputing systems integration services to the NASA Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS), the high performance scientific computing facility that is operated, maintained and managed by the Goddard Space Flight Center’s Computational and Information Sciences & Technology Office.

“CSC is pleased to continue our 40-year relationship with NASA in providing key computing services that are essential to the success of NASA’s missions and programs,” said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC’s North American Public Sector business unit.

The NCCS mission is to provide scientists and engineers with the supercomputing resources and simulation tools needed to carry out critical NASA missions and to make new scientific discoveries for the benefit of humankind.

Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC’s mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.

With approximately 89,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC’s own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., CSC reported revenue of $15.5 billion for the 12 months ended Sept. 28, 2007. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

SpaceRef staff editor.