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NASA Awards Synthetic Aperture Radar Distributed Active Archive Center Contract

September 30, 2013

NASA has selected the University of Alaska at Fairbanks to develop and operate the Synthetic Aperture Radar Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System.

The maximum total value of this cost-no-fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract is about $49 million. The contract begins Oct. 1 and extends through Sept. 30, 2018.

The University of Alaska will conduct systems engineering, operations and maintenance, development, user services, product generation, and data and information management, archive and distribution; and provide information technology security and related science support and research activities for NASA’s Earth Science Data Systems Program.

The work will be performed primarily at the University of Alaska DAAC in Fairbanks.

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