Tue, Aug 28, 2012
Two-Year Contract With Two-Year Option Goes To Small Business
NASA has selected Barrios Technology Ltd. of Houston, TX, to provide mission and program integration services for the International Space Station Program at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. The two-year base contract is a small business set aside. It begins Oct. 1 and extends through Sept. 30, 2014. There are three potential two-year options valued at approximately $84 million and a provision for additional work not to exceed $50 million. The total potential value of the contract is $384.7 million.
Under the contract, Barrios will provide program support related to strategic and tactical planning, engineering analysis, manifest development and hardware certification, safety and mission assurance, risk management, information technology, payload integration, program science and research. The company also will be responsible for configuration, data resource and business management.
Subcontractors on the contract include ARES Technical Services Corp. of Houston and Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, VA.
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