Peraton extends USD 243m space communications network services contract

NASA has awarded Peraton a USD 243 million one-year contract extension to continue supporting NASA´s Space Communications Network Services (SCNS), the company said.

Peraton will continue to support NASA Goddard Space Flight Center´s largest services program, with mission integration planning and engineering support for near Earth and space communications connectivity including telemetry, tracking and command.

Since 2011, Peraton´s commitment to SCNS has delivered critical communications and data relay services on programs such as the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, Earth Observing System satellites, and other specialized missions like the Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 mission.

Over three decades of mission partnership, Peraton has supported national space and range programs from launch to in-orbit operations. The company´s advanced technologies manage distant spacecraft and facilitate vital data exchange while driving efficiencies in the development, operation, and maintenance of some of the most complex mission systems on Earth.

Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation´s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,500 people across the US and Canada.