WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a contract extension to MEI Technologies, Inc., of Houston for the Headquarters Electrical Systems Engineering Services (ESES) Interim contract.
The ordering period has been extended for six months from Nov. 9, 2012 to May 8, 2013. The maximum ordering value of this indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contract has been increased by almost $50 million to a total of $238,693,353.
Under this contract, MEI, Inc. will perform tasks that are necessary and incidental for the study, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, verification, and operations of spaceflight, airborne, and ground system hardware and software. Additional tasks include development and validation of new technologies to enable future space and science missions in support of the Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
Task orders issued under the ESES Interim contract provide critical support to a wide range of missions and projects managed by Goddard, including Global Precipitation Measurement, Magnetospheric MultiScale, Landsat Data Continuity Mission, the James Webb Space Telescope, Soil Moisture Active-Passive, Soft X-Ray Spectrometer for the ASTRO-H mission and the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS).
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