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SSL Scores NASA Restore-L Support Contract

By , | December 8, 2016
      Artist's concept of Restore-L. Credit: NASA

      Artist’s concept of Restore-L. Credit: NASA

      [Via Satellite 12-08-2016] NASA has awarded the spacecraft bus and support services contract for the Restore-L robotic spacecraft to Space Systems/Loral (SSL) of Palo Alto, California. Restore-L is equipped with the tools, technologies and techniques needed to service satellites currently in orbit.

      The contract has a firm-fixed-price and includes a three-year core period and a two-year Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) portion. The total maximum value of the contract is $127 million.

      SSL will provide spacecraft bus, critical hardware and services for the development, deployment and operations of the Restore-L mission. The company also will provide related services to accomplish mission integration, test, launch and operations.

      The Restore-L project is managed within NASA’s Satellite Servicing Projects Division at the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate.