a.i. solutions Inc. has been named the Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the Agency’s 2018 Small Business Industry Awards (SBIA) program.
This award recognizes the high quality of the company’s ongoing work at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), where a.i. solutions’ engineers and technicians provide support to NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP). 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 three Agency award categories are Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year, Small Business Subcontractor of the Year and Mentor-Protégé Agreement of the Year. a.i. solutions was previously named the 2018 NASA KSC Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year and, in recent history, was the recipient of the 2014 NASA Agency Small Business Prime Contractor Award for its work at NASA KSC and the 2010 NASA Agency Small Business Prime Contractor 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, president and CEO of a.i. solutions. “We feel privileged to represent the success of NASA’s Small Business Program, promoting and mentoring small business participation in pioneering the future of space exploration.”
The SBIA program, managed by NASA’s Office of Small Business Programs, recognizes outstanding contractors that support NASA in achieving its mission. The awards acknowledge exceptional performances on NASA contracts, responsiveness to customer requirements and innovative solutions to challenging problems.