David E. Steitz

Headquarters, Washington, DC

(Phone: 202/358-1730)

Lynn Chandler

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

(Phone: 301/614-5562)


Space Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) of Lanham, MD, has
been selected by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt,
MD, for a contract to provide engineering, science, and
technology support for the Space and Earth Science Directorates
at Goddard. The contract is valued at $204.5 million over a
period of five years.

Two other Maryland firms are major subcontractors on the
effort. They are Global Science & Technology, Inc. of
Greenbelt and SM&A of Largo.

The services required under this contract support a broad range
of science disciplines including: solar and space plasma
physics, astrophysics and astronomy, planetary studies,
atmospheric science and climatology, oceanography, land
processes, geodynamics, and solid earth geographics. Research
and information technology services include scientific data
analysis, modeling and simulation of physical processes,
development of flight project data systems and large scale data
management, archival and delivery systems, systems analysis,
and programming.

Work under the Cost-Plus-Award-Fee type contract will be done
at Goddard, NASA’s Center of Excellence for scientific

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