Peraton Awarded $1.8B NASA Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) Contract

Follow-on contract award confirms company excellence in mission-capability integration expertise

HERNDON, VA — June 19, 2019 Peraton today announced it has been awarded NASA’s Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract. The contract has a five year ordering period with a maximum value of $1.8 billion.

SENSE is a follow-on to the Space Communications Network Services contract, led by Peraton in support of the Exploration and Space Communications Projects Division (ESC) at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) since 2011. The company will continue to provide full lifecycle communications and tracking services while identifying and implementing architectural improvements to gain efficiencies and optimization. Peraton will also partner with NASA/ESC/GSFC and the NASA community to support their future architectural vision for tomorrow’s space communications and navigation services.

“Peraton is deeply committed to being NASA’s key mission partner and we are honored to be entrusted with this critical capability,” said Roger Mason, president, Space, Intelligence and Cyber sector. “For over a decade, NASA has relied on us to deliver critical communications for their highest priority missions – and now with SENSE, to enhance future capabilities for integrated, efficient space communications and navigation services.”

The Peraton team includes essential mission partners ensuring consistent delivery of superb technical subject matter expertise across the full breadth of SENSE’s expanded scope.

Over three decades of mission partnership, Peraton has supported national space and ground programs from launch to on-orbit flight operations. The company’s advanced technologies manage distant spacecraft and facilitate vital data exchange while driving efficiencies in the development, operation, and maintenance of some of the most complex mission systems on Earth – and beyond.


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, citizen security, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit and follow Peraton on LinkedIn for news and updates.

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