NASA Goddard Space Flight Center awarded the Aerospace Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., a $35 million engineering support contract, NASA said in a Sept. 21 news release.

Under the Specialized Engineering Evaluation and Test Services contract, the Aerospace Corp. will provide the Greenbelt, Md.-based NASA facility with on- and off-site project support for a period of 18 months. The Aerospace Corp. will also provide leadership and staff for focused science and technology studies, advanced systems architectures, systems engineering and independent reviews, according to the NASA release.