General Dynamics wins contract for NASA project

General Dynamics C4 Systems, a manufacturer of communication and networking systems, has been awarded a seven-year contract worth approximately $642.2m (£434.7m) by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center for the Space Network Ground Segment Sustainment (SGSS) project.

The company will modernise the ground system and network for NASA’s Tracking Data and Relay Satellite (TDRS) constellation.

The period of performance is from 21 June 2010 through to 20 June 2017.