NASA has issued a potential five-year, $24.9M contract to West Virginia University Research Corporation forÂ finance operations and maintenance efforts atÂ Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility.
The research center will provide the IV&V facility withÂ administration, project management,Â facilities maintenance, information technology janitorial support and other services under theÂ under the cost-no-fee contract,Â 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.
âNASAâs IV&V Program has performed significant work on a multitude of missions and projects, and will provide services to NASAâs highest profile missions including Artemis,â said Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator.
TheÂ Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility works to verify the safety and performance of software systems used in NASA missions.