Contract to Provide Evaluations, Assessments, Studies, Services, and Support (EASSS) to NASA Science Office for Mission Assessments (SOMA) Columbia, MD. May 7, 2012 – Cornell Technical Services, LLC (CTS) today announced it has been awarded a prime contract by the National Aeronautics (NASA) Langley Research Center (LaRC) to provide subject matter expertise to support complex proposal evaluations, management and technical assessments, and advanced studies. The Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity, cost plus fixed fee contract has a value of $82M.
The NASA Headquarters’ Science Mission Directorate (SMD) facilitates NASA’s pursuit of the most noteworthy approaches for missions, payloads, spacecraft, instruments, and research that help answer big questions in Earth and Space science. Located at LaRC, the Science Office for Mission Assessments (SOMA) assists SMD select and manage missions, spacecraft, and instruments. To accomplish this, SOMA manages and provides oversight of evaluations, assessments, and studies for SMD and other NASA organizations. These include evaluation of proposals received in response to NASA Announcements of Opportunity, NASA Research Announcements, Cooperative Agreement Notices, and Broad Agency Announcements, as well as highly specialized studies and assessments, such as life cycle and independent cost estimates, schedule assessments, and risk analyses. CTS will perform its Evaluations, Assessments, Studies, Services and Support (EASSS) contract in Hampton, Va., with visits to NASA field locations as required.
“We are honored by this award and look forward to providing excellent support to SOMA’s mission to NASA Headquarters’ Science Mission Directorate in proposal evaluations, assessments and studies,” said Mr. Doug Cornell, CTS President.
About CTS Cornell Technical Services, LLC (CTS) is a small business headquartered at 9700 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 140, Columbia, MD. 21046. Founded in 2004, CTS provides program and project management, acquisition management, financial management and systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA) support to both Civil and Intelligence Agencies.