The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded ASRC Federal subsidiary InuTeq LLC the NASA Advanced Computing Services (NACS) contract. The single award, hybrid contract has a one-year base, followed by nine one-year options with a total potential value of approximately $1.2 billion.
As part of the contract, the company will provide a wide-range of high performance computing services in support of NASA's mission including high fidelity modeling and simulation, data analysis and visualization, network operations and emerging computing technologies evaluation.
"We are excited and honored to further expand our work with NASA, working together to provide advanced computing services and solutions, solving mission-driven science and engineering challenges," said Mark Gray, ASRC Federal president and CEO.
The NACS contract provides direct support the NASA Advanced Supercomputing division at the Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California and the NASA Center for Climate Simulation at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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Washington (UPI) Jun 15, 2018
After nearly four decades with NASA, including 22 years as an astronaut, Peggy Whitson is leaving the space agency. Her retirement is effective Friday, NASA announced.
"It's been the greatest honor to live out my lifelong dream of being a @NASA Astronaut," Whitson wrote on Twitter. "Thank you to the #NASAVillage and all who have supported me along the way. As I reminisce on my many treasured memories, it's safe to say my journey at NASA has been out of this world!"
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