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2012-08-16 09:06:12

NASA has selected Chenega Security & Support Solutions, LLC (CS3) of Ashburn, Va., for a $30 million contract to provide protective services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The two-year $30 million, firm-fixed price base contract is effective Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2014. There are three one-year options worth $45.2 million, which are available through September 2017. Additional work under the contract may be authorized not to exceed $10 million. The total potential value...

2012-03-23 03:51:03

NASA has selected four Texas companies to perform architecture and engineering services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston. This will include work at Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. The four contractors selected are HDR Architecture of Dallas and three Houston-based companies: PDG Architects; Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc.; and URS Group, Inc. These firm-fixed-price contracts have a period of performance of...

Aerial photograph of Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. This image looks west to east with the space center in the foreground and Clear Lake in background. (Credit: NASA)
2012-01-28 13:48:56

NASA has exercised two six-month options to the agency's Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services Contract with Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) of San Diego for the Johnson Space Center in Houston. The options are worth $32.9 million. Exercise of the options provides continuity of support services in safety, reliability and quality assurance, engineering products and technical services for Johnson's Safety and Mission Assurance Directorate for the International Space...

2011-07-13 12:02:42

The 10 crew members aboard space shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station will hold a news conference at 8:24 a.m. CDT on Friday, July 15. Reporters may ask questions in person from participating NASA centers, including Johnson Space Center in Houston, Kennedy Space Center in Florida and NASA Headquarters in Washington. To participate, U.S. journalists must call the public affairs office at one of the NASA centers by 4 p.m. local time on Tuesday, July 12. Reporters at Johnson who...

2011-06-29 15:00:00

CLEVELAND, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Alphaport Inc. of Cleveland to provide technical support services to the NASA Safety Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The type of services to be provided include training course development and support; mishap investigation training, reporting and office support; information dissemination and outreach; technical writing and graphics design; system failure case studies development;...

2011-06-13 15:10:00

HOUSTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected five firms for awards under a $400 million solicitation to perform large general construction projects. The work will be performed at NASA's Johnson Space Center, Ellington Field, the Sonny Carter Training Facility, all in Houston, and the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The five selected firms are Swinerton Builders of Arvada, Colo.; J.T. Vaughn...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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