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October 1, 2007

Vantage Systems Awarded ELC Engineering Services Contract

Vantage Systems was recently awarded an SBA 8(a) sole source, task order contract to provide Engineering services to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center on the ELC Program. Vantage Systems will provide the ELC Program with engineering expertise in support of the formulation, design, development, fabrication, integration, testing, and verification of the ELC. Services to be provided include Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Software and IT Engineering, and Program Management. The Expedite the Processing of Experiments to the Space Station (EXPRESS) Logistics Carrier (ELC) is designed to carry external payloads, Orbital Replacement Units (ORUs) and first time outfitting cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). The fully integrated ELC is designed to mount directly to the outside of ISS and is transported to and from the ISS using the Space Shuttle.