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CSC, NASA in Aviation Services Deal

By Tish Drake | September 8, 2009
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CSC, based inĀ Falls Church, Va., was awarded a $162 million, 30-month contract from NASA to continue to provide aviation services through the Johnson Space Center Aircraft Maintenance and Modification Program. Under the terms of the agreement, CSC will continue to provide maintenance and modification services for aircraft supporting NASA programs, which include two Boeing 747s specifically designed to transport the Space Shuttle, severalĀ Gulfstream jets modified to simulate the flight characteristics of the Space Shuttle and NASA's fleet of T-38 trainers. These services, which include micro-gravity testing and Space Shuttle pilot training, will be performed on aircraft assigned to the Johnson Space Center in Houston; the Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.; and the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. CSC said it will also provide flight operations, technical data management and T-38 Depot Maintenance Services as required by the agency.

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