Lanham, MD – a.i. solutions has been named the Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the agency’s 2014 Small Business Industry Award (SBIA) program.
The award recognizes the high quality of the company’s ongoing work at the Kennedy Space Center, where a.i. solutions’ engineers and technicians provide support to NASA’s Launch Services Program. It is one of three awards given annually in contractor categories among companies nominated by each of NASA’s individual flight centers and research labs. The other two award categories are small business sub-contractor and large business prime contractor. a.i. solutions had previously been named 2014 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year at the Kennedy Space Center, and was also the recipient of the 2010 NASA Agency Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award for its work at Goddard Space Flight Center.
“We are deeply honored that NASA has recognized the ongoing dedication and commitment of our team, both at Kennedy Space Center and throughout the Agency,” said Bob Sperling, a.i. solutions President and CEO. “We feel privileged to represent the success of NASA’s Small Business Program, promoting small business participation in pioneering the future of space exploration.”
The SBIA program is managed by NASA’s Office of Small Business Programs to recognize outstanding contractors who support NASA in achieving its mission. The awards acknowledge outstanding performance on NASA contracts, responsiveness to customer requirements and innovative solutions to challenging problems.
About a.i. solutions
Founded in 1996, a.i. solutions is a small-business provider of innovative mission-critical products and services that enable uninterrupted and reliable access to space. a.i. solutions’ services and products span space mission engineering, missile defense systems assurance, launch vehicle services, cyber and information assurance and the FreeFlyer astrodynamics software. For additional information, please visit www.ai-solutions.com and @ai_sol on Twitter.