April 2, 2010

NASA Selects Earth Science Data and Information Contractor

NASA has selected Raytheon Company of Riverdale, Md., for the Earth Observing System Data and Information System Evolution and Development contract. The total value of the five-year, cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract is $250 million.

Raytheon will perform development and sustaining engineering of software and hardware systems that provide science data management to the Earth Science Data and Information System Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The contractor also will coordinate and integrate task related activities with the project, NASA's Distributed Active Archive Centers, the Earth science data centers, science investigator teams, the user community, and other Earth Observing System contractors.

For more information about NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System Project, visit: http://esdis.eosdis.nasa.gov

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