Sierra Lobo Inc. Awarded NASA GRC Prime Contract

The SLI Team will conduct research and development in advanced space propulsion technologies to enable missions with higher performance, reduced cost, improved reliability, and improved safety.

Milan, OH – Sierra Lobo, Inc. (SLI) is one of six companies awarded a Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 (RTAPS2) subcontract at NASA’s Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, OH, in the area of Space Propulsion. The SLI Team will perform tasks and provide services in support of space propulsion system designs and trade studies, liquid engine systems, cryogenic and non-cryogenic propellant systems, electric propulsion, rocket-based combined cycle-propulsion systems, and advanced propulsion systems. In addition to supporting GRC space propulsion research, GRC issues task orders in response to the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) NASA Research Announcement (NRA) selections and teaming arrangements made in response to Announcements of Opportunity issued by NASA Headquarters, as well as the various Program and Project offices. The subcontract period of performance is five years.

About Sierra Lobo, Inc.:

Founded in 1993, Sierra Lobo, Inc. is a Hispanic-American-owned, small-disadvantaged business with a staff of more than 650 dedicated professionals. Sierra Lobo is a two-time winner of NASA’s most prestigious George M. Low quality award, most recently in 2011. Sierra Lobo is also a winner of two R&D 100 Awards for development of advanced technologies. The company is certified to the International Aerospace Quality Group AS 9100 standards, registered under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 as a provider of technical and engineering services for aerospace and transportation industries, and rated as Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI®-DEV) Capability Level 2 fully compliant and Level 3 compliant in Risk Management.

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