NASA awarded a contract worth up to $70 million to a New Orleans-based joint venture to provide business operations and technical services at the agency’s Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., NASA said in an April 6 press release.

The two-year, indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contract with Deltha-Critique NSS Joint Venture includes a subcontract with InDyne of Reston, Va., and could run through April 2015 if all options are exercised, according to the release.