Axient Wins NASA Systems and Software Assurance Services 2 Contract

Axient has been awarded NASA’s Systems and Software Assurance Services 2 (SAS2), a cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with reimbursable task orders and a maximum ordering limitation of approximately $170 million.

The SAS2 contract provides Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) of mission-critical flight and ground software and cybersecurity assessments of systems for NASA’s highest profile missions. By applying IV&V, NASA achieves the highest levels of safety and cost-effectiveness for mission software.  The Agency-wide SAS2 contract is currently supporting the following programs: Europa; Gateway; the International Space Station (ISS); Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2); the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST); Landsat 9; the Mission Control Center (MCC); the Space Launch System (SLS); the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST); and the Roman Space Telescope. Work will be performed at the Katherine Johnson IV&V Facility in Fairmont, West Virginia and at NASA Centers around the country.

“Axient has a long history delivering engineering and technical services to NASA exploration, science, and technology programs. We look forward to continuing the excellent service the IV&V program delivers to NASA to enable mission success. We are truly honored to be selected to provide such an important role to programs across the Agency,” said Patrick Murphy, President and CEO of Axient.

Axient is a premier engineering and technical services and solutions company headquartered in Huntsville, AL. The company has a 30-year history providing exceptional services to the U.S. Government in both civilian and Department of Defense agencies.