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NASA Awards Contract for Space Flight Systems Development and Operations

November 10, 2008

CLEVELAND, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has awarded a contract to ZIN Technologies Inc., of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, for the definition, design, fabrication, assembly, integration, test and operation of a broad array of space flight projects. These projects are particularly in the Exploration Technology Development and Human Research Programs.

(http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO)

The total value of the cost plus incentive fee, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, including a three-year base period of performance and two one-year options, is approximately $94.5 million. The contract is scheduled to begin this month.

ZIN Technologies Inc., will perform unique International Space Station flight investigations in the physical sciences, advanced technology development and flight investigations for human research. Other investigations include advanced technology development and demonstrations in power, in-space propulsion, space communications, lunar surface and in-situ resource applications, spacecraft fire safety and energy storage and distribution.

   For more information on NASA and its programs, visit:   http://www.nasa.gov/.    For more information about NASA Glenn Research Center, visit:   http://www.nasa.gov/glenn.  

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CONTACT: Grey Hautaluoma of NASA Headquarters, Washington,+1-202-358-0668, grey.hautaluoma-1@nasa.gov, or Katherine K. Martin of theNASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, +1-216-433-2406,katherine.k.martin@nasa.gov

Web Site: http://www.nasa.gov/




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