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NASA Adds Six Months to MEI Technologies’ Contract

MEI Technologies Inc. of Houston will continue to provide electrical engineering services to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., through May 8, 2013, under a six-month contract extension the U.S. space agency announced Nov. 19.

NASA said the extension, which went into effect Nov. 9, increases the value of MEI Technologies’ indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity Electrical Systems Engineering Services contract by nearly $50 million, bringing the total value to $238 million.

Task orders under the contract support a wide range of Goddard-managed projects including the Global Precipitation Measurement mission, the Magnetospheric MultiScale mission, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission, the James Webb Space Telescope and the Soil Moisture Active-Passive mission, among others.