Boeing has awarded six small businesses contracts worth a combined $200 million to provide engineering, information technology, software development and mission assurance support services for the International Space Station.
S&K Global Solutions, Barrios Technology, ALATEC, Summit Technologies & Solutions, RVMTI JV and All Points Logistics will provide ISS support under the Boeing Engineering and Technical Support Service program, Boeing said Wednesday.
Boeing is the primary contractor on NASA‘s initiatives on the space station and said the company’s small business partners will perform support work from October 2016 through September 2020.
“Supplier partners are critical to our growth and success,“ said Mark Mulqueen, Boeing ISS program manager.
“It's important to Boeing and our NASA customer that we commit significant resources to growing our small business network through targeted outreach, mentoring programs and regular collaboration,” he added.
Boeing noted it has awarded more than $211 million in contracts to small and diverse businesses in the first half of fiscal 2016 through the company’s space exploration programs.