CSC Secures $59M Contract Option for NASA Supercomputing Support
The IT integrator will continue to support supercomputing services provided by NASA's primary high-performance computing facility in Mountain View, Calif.NASA said March 30 that it has decided to enact a third one-year option on a contract with Computer Sciences Corp. to provide supercomputing support services at NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View, Calif. The option is valued at approximately $58.6 million, the aeronautics agency said.
The option exercised on the cost-plus-award-fee contract begins April 1, 2011, and continues until March 31, 2012. The contract consists of a two-year base period, which began Aug. 1, 2007; eight one-year priced options will total a maximum value of approximately $597 million, if all options are exercised.