NASA’s Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va., has
selected Science Applications International Corporation
(SAIC) of San Diego to provide atmospheric-science research
and technology support. The cost-plus-award-fee contract is
valued at more than $150 million over the next five years.

Specific work areas include scientific, analysis and
modeling support as well as consulting, outreach and
applications support to the Center’s dynamic atmospheric
sciences program. SAIC will also maintain and enhance the
agency’s Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC), providing
documentation for processing, archiving and distribution of
atmospheric data. Further, the company will provide
instrument and sensor development as well as administrative
and logistical support and will develop and maintain web
sites or other media to support ASDC functions.

Phase-in activities will begin January 1, 2002, with work
expected to begin February 1. Work will be performed
primarily at Langley and at SAIC’s local office in Hampton.