NASA Extends Contract With United Space Alliance

September 1, 2010 at 9:47 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: ASDNews

(Washington, August 31, 2010) — NASA has extended the Space Program Operations Contract with United Space Alliance, LLC, of Houston to March 31, 2011. The $909,593,590 contract extension supports flight operations for the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs.

The contract provides mission design and planning, astronaut and flight controller training, system integration, flight operations, vehicle processing, launch and recovery, vehicle sustaining engineering, and flight crew equipment processing. This is a cost reimbursement contract with award and performance fees…more

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