NASA extends Johnson Space Center contract

Sep 13, 2007

NASA has awarded five one-month extensions of its Johnson Space Center operations support contract to the Computer Sciences Corp. of Fort Worth, Texas.

The extensions, which continue the contract through Feb. 29, 2008, are valued at $25 million, bringing the total value of the contract that began April 1, 2002, to $342.9 million.

The contract involves support in maintenance and operations, grounds, custodial, transportation, logistics, property and equipment, construction, engineering and environmental areas of the space center.

Copyright 2007 by United Press International

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