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NASA Taps WVU Research Corp for Katherine Johnson Facility Maintenance; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

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Jeff Brody
Jim Bridenstine

NASA has issued a potential five-year, $24.9M contract to West Virginia University Research Corporation for finance operations and maintenance efforts at Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility.

The research center will provide the IV&V facility with administration, project management, facilities maintenance, information technology janitorial support and other services under the under the cost-no-fee contract, the space agency said Thursday.

The contract holds a half-year base period, four option years and one half-year option. Work began Oct. 1.

“NASA’s IV&V Program has performed significant work on a multitude of missions and projects, and will provide services to NASA’s highest profile missions including Artemis,” said Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator.

The Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility works to verify the safety and performance of software systems used in NASA missions.

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