NASA’s Stennis Space Center, Miss., announced two contract awards Wednesday.

Mississippi Space Services, located at Stennis, received a one-year contract extension to provide facility operating services at the center. Stennis also exercised the first option on a six-year, cost-plus-award-fee contract with Sverdrup Technology, Inc., to support propulsion test operations at the center and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Ala.

The one-year contract extension for Mississippi Space Services is valued at $61.6 million, and the contract option for Sverdrup has an estimated value of $42.4 million.

Mississippi Space Services is a joint venture comprised of Computer Sciences Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., and Shaw Infrastructure, Inc. of Baton Rouge, La. Sverdrup is based in Tullahoma, Tenn.

Mississippi Space Services provides a broad range of facility engineering, maintenance, operations, institutional and logistics services. Sverdrup will provide technical and management services in support of propulsion test operations at Stennis and Marshall.

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