Press Release

Tennessee Technology Firm Selected for $300 Million Contract

By SpaceRef Editor
October 6, 2000
Filed under

Dwayne Brown

Headquarters, Washington, DC

(Phone: 202/358-1726)

Jerry Berg

Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL

(Phone: 256/544-0034)

RELEASE: c00-n

Sverdrup Technology, Inc. of Tullahoma, TN, has been selected
to provide engineering, science and technical services at NASA’s
Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL.

The contract, effective Oct. 15, includes a two-year performance
period plus three one-year priced options. The contract has a
potential value of $300 million over five years.

Under the contract, Sverdrup will provide engineering, scientific
and technical services to Marshall’s Engineering, Flight Projects,
Science and Space Transportation Directorates; Systems Management
Office; Space Shuttle Projects Office; and the Office of the Chief
Financial Officer.

Technical services will support the Space Shuttle, advanced space
transportation vehicles, the International Space Station, and
ground and space scientific research.

Marshall is NASA’s lead Center for development of space
transportation and propulsion systems. Marshall is also NASA’s
leader in microgravity research — conducting unique scientific
studies in the near-weightlessness of space to improve life on
Earth.

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SpaceRef staff editor.