NASA

SGT Inc. wins $1.3B contract to support International Space Station

SGT Inc. has won a $1.3 billion contract with NASA to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human exploration.

The contract is called the Integrated Mission Operations Contract II and calls for support and products for spaceflight operations capability development and execution for NASA’s Mission Operation Directorate, the International Space Station and the Flight Crew Operations Directorate at Johnson Space Center, SGT said in a release.

Under the contract, SGT will provide mission preparation; crew, flight controller, instructor and analyst training; and real-time mission execution activities related to exploration operations and space station operations, the company said.

SGT will lead a team comprised of Lockheed Martin, GHG Corp., GeoControl Systems and Cimarron Software Services.

As a subcontractor, Lockheed Martin will help provide ground-based human spaceflight services for the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and new commercial cargo vehicles, Lockheed said in its own release.

A 61-day phase-in period for work begins on Aug. 1, 2014, and work is slated to kick off on Oct. 1, 2014.

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Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at mhoover@washingtontechnology.com, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.

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