The contract will support the NASA Goddard Engineering and Technology Directorate, which is responsible for providing multidisciplinary engineering expertise to all projects within NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) and managing the environmental test and integration facilities.
John Pullen, vice president, technical services, Northrop Grumman, welcomed the announcement, saying, "As an established partner of NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center, Northrop Grumman is proud to support the critical functions covered under this contract."
Under the contract, Northrop Grumman will provide environmental test and integration related services for the development and operation of spaceflight and ground system hardware and software. The work will be performed at GSFC in Greenbelt, Maryland.
In addition to this contract, the company’s technical services business unit also supports NASA GSFC in a number of other areas and is currently the prime contractor for NASA’s Sounding Rocket Operations Contract and NASA’s Balloon Operations Contract.
"Our team has provided support for NASA’s environmental test and integration services at NASA GSFC since 2014. We are very proud that our team’s experience will help NASA continue its exploration of the universe," Pullen added.
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