Press Release

CSC Wins Contract Worth Approximately $230 Million to Support NASA’s Shared Services Center at Stennis Space Center

By SpaceRef Editor
May 11, 2005
Filed under , ,

Computer Sciences Corporation announced today that it has won a contract to provide support services to the new National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Shared Services Center (NSSC) at Stennis Space Center, Miss. CSC estimates the value of the award, which has a five-year base period and five one-year options, to be approximately $230 million if all options are exercised.

Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will provide administrative, financial, human resources and procurement support services to approximately 20,000 NASA employees, applicants, contractors and university partners.

“The NSSC represents a significant alliance between members of the civil service, the states of Mississippi and Louisiana, CSC and our team members on this contract,” said Thomas P. Anderson, president of CSC’s Federal Sector Information Technology and Science Solutions division. “CSC’s experience with implementing and using the shared services model will help us deliver superior results to NASA.”

The state of Mississippi is contributing $23.7 million for the construction of the permanent NSSC facility at Stennis Space Center. Construction is scheduled to begin in June 2005 and will be completed in October 2006. The state of Louisiana is contributing $1 million in NSSC job training funds for Louisiana residents.

Throughout the duration of the contract, CSC estimates that approximately 350 specialists with expertise in SAP finance, federal human resources, grant administration and information technology (IT) will perform alongside approximately 150 NASA employees. CSC’s Information Technology and Science Solutions division will manage the work at the Stennis Space Center.

Teaming with CSC is Lockheed Martin Information Technology of Seabrook, Md., in addition to ten small or small disadvantaged firms, currently performing the same administrative functions at other existing locations. Lockheed Martin will provide finance support and some management services, as well as the interim facility at Stennis Space Center.

About CSC

Founded in 1959, Computer Sciences Corporation is a leading global 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 79,000 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 $13.9 billion from continuing operations for the 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2004. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at

SpaceRef staff editor.