Draper Lab Secures Avionics Software Devt Support Contract by NASA

software engineeringCharles Stark Draper Laboratory has landed a three-year, $38.7 million contract from NASA to provide avionics software development and operations support services.

The Advanced Guidance, Navigation and Control and Avionics Technology Development and Analysis II contract covers research, design analysis, simulation, integration, testing and certification services, the space agency said Friday.

Draper Laboratory will provide software development support to the Johnson Space Center’s engineering directorate through March 2021 if NASA exercises the two one-year extension options, the agency added.

According to NASA, avionics software developed under the contract will be used for future human space exploration missions that go beyond low Earth orbit and incorporated into the International Space Station and Orion spacecraft.

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