Award reaffirms Peraton’s 30-year partnership supporting NASA missions
HERNDON, VA — November 15, 2018 – NASA has awarded Peraton a $243 million one-year contract extension to continue supporting NASA’s Space Communications Network Services (SCNS).
Peraton will continue to support NASA Goddard Space Flight Center’s largest services program, with mission integration planning and engineering support for near Earth and space communications connectivity including telemetry, tracking and command.
“We are honored to continue supporting NASA on missions that advance scientific discovery via human space exploration to better understand our planet, solar system, and what lies beyond,” said Roger Mason, president, Space, Intelligence and Cyber sector at Peraton.
Since 2011, Peraton’s commitment to SCNS has delivered critical communications and data relay services on programs such as the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, Earth Observing System satellites, and other specialized missions like the Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 mission.
Over three decades of mission partnership, Peraton has supported national space and range programs from launch to in-orbit 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.
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Senior Director, Strategic Communications