A NASA contract worth up to $133.9 million was awarded to TASC Inc. of Chantilly, Va., to provide software services to the U.S. space agency’s software-testing Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) Facility in Fairmont, W.Va., the agency announced Nov. 30.

The cost-plus-award-fee contract calls for TASC to spend up to the next five years performing independent verification and validation, software assurance, research and development, and technical quality monitoring for IV&V.