NASA awards Boeing $201.5 million contract

NASA has awarded Boeing Space and Communications Group a $201.5 million contract to perform payload-engineering integration, mission integration and payload operations work for the International Space Station.

NASA has awarded Boeing Space and Communications Group, Houston, a $201.5 million contract to perform payload-engineering integration, mission integration and payload operations work for the International Space Station (ISS).

The new ISS Payload Integration Contract (IPIC) consolidates station payload work under a single contract that had previously been performed by Boeing under two contracts.

Work under the contract will be performed at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre, Houston, and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Centre, Huntsville, Alabama.

The IPIC is a cost-plus-award-fee contract that extends through September. 30, 2004, and includes a one-year extension option for fiscal year 2005.