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NASA Awards Research Contract To University Consortium

February 5, 2013

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA has selected the National Institute of Aerospace Associates (NIAA) in Hampton, Va., to provide research and other services to NASA’s Langley Research Center, also in Hampton.

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The contract is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity performance-based contract with a maximum value of $48 million over five years, starting April 1 and ending March 31, 2018.

The contractor will provide leading-edge research in emerging fields, education in science and engineering, and dissemination of the research results and technology developed by the NIAA under this contract.

NIAA is a non-profit research and graduate education institute formed by a consortium of leading research universities that serve as the core of NIAA’s academic research program.

The full university members of the consortium are: Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Maryland; North Carolina A&T; North Carolina State University; University of Virginia; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and Hampton University. Other affiliated members are Old Dominion University, and the College of William and Mary.

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