NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi has
awarded a two-year option extension of the Test and Technical
Services Contract to Lockheed Martin Space Operations,
Stennis Programs, Houston, to provide test and technical
services at the center. The original contract was awarded
Sept. 1, 1994.

The total estimated contract value of the two-year extension
is $77,824,865. This brings the total estimated contract
value to $309,249,109 for the base period and three option
periods. The period of performance of the extension is from
Sept. 1, 2001, through Aug. 31, 2003.

Lockheed Martin will provide support to propulsion test
operations, systems engineering, operator maintenance, and
test-technology development in support of Stennis missions.

Additionally, the company will provide support to test-
article contractors in the evaluation of liquid, hybrid,
solid and other propulsion systems, subsystems and
components; and provide technical services for research and
development, administrative and institutional program
activities in a broad range of science, engineering and
technology requirements for Stennis and the center’s resident
agencies and commercial customers.