NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., has
awarded a new, five-year, cost-plus-award-fee contract valued
at more than $41 million to Planners Collaborative, Boston.

Under the terms of the contract, the requirements will be
stated in performance-based contract task orders and will
provide a variety of professional and para-professional
functions to various divisions at Ames. Services will
primarily be provided to the Center Operations Directorate
and the Office of the Director. Business operations support
will also be provided for the National Rotorcraft Technology
Center, the Office of Safety, Environmental and Mission
Assurance, and the Astrobiology and Space Research

The period of performance is five years, consisting of a two-
year base period followed by a one-year option and a two-year
option. Planners Collaborative will begin its phase-in
operations Dec. 1, 2003, with full contract responsibility
starting Jan. 1, 2004, and continuing through Nov. 30, 2008.