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NASA Awards Goddard Institute For Space Studies Contract

NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to SciSpace LLC of Bethesda, Maryland, for specialized scientific support services to the Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.

Photo Of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies building in New York City

The NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies building in New York City. (Image credit: Robert Schmunk)

This is a cost-plus fixed-fee completion contract with one base year and four one-year options to extend the contract through May 31, 2022. The total value of the contract, including options, is approximately $16.7 million.

This contract will provide specialized scientific support in the following areas: scientific programming and analysis; systems programming analysis including systems programming, data handling, and data teleprocessing; computer facility operations including computer security; library and publications services; logistical support; and project management support.

GISS is a laboratory in the Earth Sciences Division of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and a unit of the Columbia University Earth Institute. For more information about GISS, visit:

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Leslie McCarthy, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, N.Y., 212-678-5507,

This article was originally prepared by Cynthia M. O'Carroll as NASA/GSFC Contract Release C17-14.

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