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NASA Awards Information Management and Communications Support Contract

June 26, 2008

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS

Contact: Sonja Alexander, NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-1761, sonja.r.alexander@nasa.gov, or Candrea Thomas, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Fla., +1-321-867-2468, candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA has selected Abacus Technology Corporation of Chevy Chase, Md., to provide information management and communications support at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The contract begins on Oct. 1 with a five-year base period and four one-year options to extend performance. It is a cost-plus- award-fee contract with indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract line items. If all options are exercised and the maximum amount of work is ordered, the total potential value of the contract is approximately $898 million.

Abacus Technology Corporation will furnish resources, including management, personnel, equipment and supplies to support Kennedy’s work, including voice communications, visual imaging and timing, transmission and cable systems, administrative phones, institutional computer networks, network IT security, publications, library, and computer services.

Selected services also may be provided to the U.S. Air Force at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Patrick Air Force Base as IDIQ efforts.

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http://www.nasa.gov

SOURCE NASA

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