HOUSTON, TX – August 10, 2023 – Intuitive Machines, Inc. (Nasdaq: LUNR, LUNRW) (“Intuitive Machines”) or the (“Company”), a leading space exploration, infrastructure, and services company, welcomes the recent U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (“GAO”) decision affirming NASA’s thorough evaluation of the OMES III proposals, resulting in the award of the five-year contract to Space & Technology Solutions, the DBA for Space Network Solutions LLC, a joint venture led by Intuitive Machines with KBR (NYSE: KBR).
“NASA awarding Intuitive Machines its OMES III contract affirms the Company’s experience in spacecraft development, autonomous systems, and near-space communications,” said Steve Altemus, Intuitive Machines Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to a well-orchestrated transition process and the Company’s growth in the orbital services market.”
The OMES III Contract is a cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract meant to support work related to the Joint Polar Satellite System, NASA’s Exploration, and In-space Services. The single-award contract has a five-year base performance period and a maximum ordering value of $719 million.
The NASA OMES III contract’s principal purpose is to support the NASA GSFC Engineering and Technology Directorate (ETD). ETD is an end-to-end science mission operation that is instrumental in designing missions, building satellites and instruments, operating and controlling spacecraft, and acquiring and distributing data to the worldwide science community. View .Pdf