NASA has awarded the Safetyand Mission Assurance Engineering Contract (SMAEC) II toScienceApplications International Corporation (SAIC) in Reston, Virginia.
SMAEC II is a single award, cost-plus-award-fee contract that includes core, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, and level of effort elements. The contract begins June 1 with a two-year base period, followed by two two-year options. The total maximum value of the contract is approximately $292 million.
The contract will provide safety engineering, reliability engineering, quality engineering, quality assurance, and software assurance in support of NASA programs and projects at the agencys Johnson Space Center in Houston and White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. These programs and projects include the International Space Station, Orion and Commercial Crew Programs, and the Extravehicular Activity Project Office.
Services also may be provided at other NASA centers, U.S. government facilities, contractor or subcontractor locations, or vendor facilities as provided in the statement of work, or as specified in the issued task orders. These locations may be domestic and abroad.