NASA taps MDA again to extend its services

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a world-leading provider of essential information solutions, said that the company has been given a new contract from NASA’s Johnson Space Center worth $2.6 million to extend its support of the Robotic Work Station on the International Space Station.

The Robotic Work Station is the control station used to operate Canadarm2 and has an important role in the capture and berthing of re-supply vehicles visiting the space station.

The contract of MSA runs through September 2013 and also includes two one-year options.

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