NASAPress Releases

NASA Awards Contract Modification for Research, Development, Engineering Support

NASA has awarded a contract modification to Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, to maintain APL’s capabilities to execute robotic space missions for the agency through the full mission life cycle, from mission concept and formulation through data analysis.

This modification increases the maximum potential value of the Aerospace, Research, Development, and Engineering Support Services (ARDES) contract by $200 million. ARDES is an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a new maximum potential value of $1.7 billion. Funding is obligated on cost-plus-fixed-fee and hybrid, cost-plus-fixed-fee/incentive-fee, task orders.

The agencywide contract is used by various NASA centers and is administered at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The contract was awarded with a five-year base period that began Oct. 1, 2006, and a five-year option period that started Oct. 1, 2011. NASA executed an extension to the option period in 2014, resulting in a ordering period end date of Dec. 31.

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