NASA extends space-centre support contract

NASA has extended the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center operations support services contract with defence contractor EG and G Technical Services of Austin, Texas.

The contract extension, valued at $40.6m (£27.1), covers the period from 1 July 2010 to 30 June 2011.

The potential value of this contract is approximately $196m.

EG and G will continue to perform facilities operations and maintenance services at all Marshall facilities.