FW: NASA Awards Tracking Equipment Contract to AlliedSignal

Tobias, Lynn (tobias@strasys.mdc.com)
1 Jul 1996 17:24:07 -0800

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From: NASA HQ Public Affairs Office on Mon, Jul 1, 1996 15:03
Subject: NASA Awards Tracking Equipment Contract to AlliedSignal
To: press-release-com@venus.hq.nasa.gov
Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington, DC                  July 1, 1996
(Phone:  202/358-1600)
Keith A. Koehler
Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA
(Phone:  804/824-1579)
RELEASE:  C96-g

NASA AWARDS TRACKING EQUIPMENT CONTRACT TO ALLIEDSIGNAL

     NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's Wallops Flight 
Facility, Wallops Island, VA, has awarded a contract to 
AlliedSignal Technical Services Corp., Columbia, MD, for the 
autonomous Low-Earth Orbit Terminal (LEO-T) ground systems.

     The contract is a fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity
contract with a maximum value of $28,693,686.

     LEO-T systems are remotely controlled satellite tracking 
systems which automatically and autonomously track satellites 
orbiting the Earth at an altitude of less than 600 miles.  
The systems will include an antenna, radome housing, and 
ground station equipment to support downlink and uplink 
transmission capabilities.
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