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July 28, 2005 – Johnson Space Center Awards Valador the Development of a Model for the Retirement of the Space Shuttle Program

Herndon, VA, July 28, 2005 — NASA’s Johnson Space Center awarded Valador a contract to develop a model for the retirement of the Space Shuttle Program. This model will provide NASA with a means for safely retiring the Space Shuttle fleet as NASA transitions to a new launch system in support of the President’s Vision for Space Exploration. “Valador is proud to continue our service to NASA’s manned spaceflight initiatives and are pleased that NASA entrusts us with such important tasks,” says Dr. Daniel Heimerdinger, Valador’s co-founder and Executive Vice President. “As the Columbia Accident Investigation and Return to Flight contractor, we can now continue to serve the Shuttle program as it retires its service after almost three decades of flight.”

About Valador

Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Valador, Inc. is a Verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that delivers powerful solutions for collecting, maintaining, visualizing, and protecting its clients’ information. The company focuses on four key business areas — Modeling and Simulation, Information Assurance, Management Consulting, and Software Engineering. It employs innovative solutions such and the use of 3D immersive visualization to address its clients’ complex challenges, such as decision support, strategic planning, risk management, safety and reliability, assessment of alternatives, and information security.

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