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NASA Extends Bioastronautics Contract With Wyle for Total Value of $976 Million
Date:7/27/2009

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has exercised a $201 million second option on a contract with Wyle to provide continuing support to the Space Life Sciences Directorate at NASA's Johnson Space Center. The option extends the contract to April 30, 2013. The work will be done by Wyle's Integrated Science and Engineering Group, headquartered in Houston.

Under the bioastronautics contract, Wyle's work supports the International Space Station, space shuttle, Constellation and Human Research Programs. Wyle maintains readiness of Space Life Sciences facilities and laboratories.

Wyle provides services for program integration; habitability and environmental factors; human adaptation and countermeasures; space medicine; flight hardware development and human research activities.

Option 2 is a continuation of previous work with the exception that the space shuttle will be retired and no longer supported.

The majority of the work is performed at Johnson Space Center. Work also is performed at launch and landing sites in the United States and Russia, as well as at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Moscow.

The contract's base period was from May 1, 2003 to April 30, 2008. Exercising Option 1 in July 2007 extended the contract to April 30, 2011. The base period and Option 1 have a combined value of $775 million. Exercising Option 2 brings the total potential value of the contract to $976 million.

Wyle, a privately held company, is a leading provider of high tech aerospace engineering and information technology services to the federal government on long-term outsourcing contracts. The company also provides life sciences services for NASA's astronaut corps as well as mission critical support services and space simulation; test and evaluation of aircraft, weapon systems, networks, and other government assets; and other engineering services to the aerospace, defense, nuclear power, communications and transportation industries.

    Contact:
    Dan Reeder
    (310) 563-6834
    Ref.:  NR/09-25


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