Fibertek wins NASA contract for ICESat-2 mission

NASA has selected Fibertek of Herndon, Virginia, to design, develop, fabricate, test and deliver laser systems to be used for the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) mission, which, managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is scheduled to launch in 2016.

The total estimated value of the cost-plus-award-fee contract is $26,083,242 (£15,832,100) and the period of performance is from the date of award through launch, plus 38 months.