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NASA Awards Contract for Aeronautics, Exploration Modeling, Simulation
by Staff Writers
Moffett Field CA (SPX) May 06, 2016


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NASA has selected Science and Technology Corporation of Hampton, Virginia, to provide support services at the agency's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California under the Aeronautics and Exploration Mission Modeling and Simulation (AEMMS) contract.

AEMMS is a single-award, hybrid, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with definite core and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity core line items, and a maximum total value of approximately $39.3 million. The period of performance consists of a two-year base and three one-year options.

Science and Technology Corporation will provide research and development support services for the Systems Analysis Office; Army Aviation Development Directorate;

Applied Modeling and Simulation Branch, and Fundamental Modeling and Simulation Branches of the NASA Advanced Super-computing Division; and NASA Aeromechanics Office.

Contract objectives include:
+ modeling, simulation, analysis of systems relevant to the NASA aeronautics, exploration, space operations and science missions;

+ development and application of technologies for the design and analysis of aerospace vehicles and systems;

+ large-scale numerical simulations in support of NASA and Army mission-critical engineering applications;

+ and, fundamental advances in numerical methodologies, algorithms, physical models, and application code development.


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