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November 30, 2020 —SSAI Appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 2

CMMIDEV2 logoAt SSAI, our passion for science and technology means we are committed to continuous improvement across our organization. That’s why we are so proud to announce that SSAI has been appraised at maturity level 2 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). The appraisal was performed by KMS Enterprises, Inc. What our CMMI maturity level 2 rating means:

CMMI credentials are an important recognition of the high quality of service we provide to our customers and a significant next step in our growth as a company. Thank you to the staff who made this important achievement for SSAI possible!

February 1, 2020—SSAI Ranks in Top 20 as a 2020 "Best Places to Work in Virginia"

SSAI leadership honored at Best Places to Work in VA award ceremony.
SSAI was honored by being named one of 2020’s “Best Places to Work in Virginia.”  For the entire state of Virginia, SSAI ranked 16th overall.

The Best Places to Work in Virginia initiative is sponsored by Virginia Business annually and recognizes Virginia’s best employers. Selection for the award was based on eight core focus areas including leadership and planning, corporate culture and communications, role satisfaction, work environment, relationship with supervisor, training, development and resources, pay and benefits and overall engagement. Over 200 applications were received and 100 companies were selected for recognition. All companies recognized had an employee engagement percentage of 94% or higher. 
Our sincere thanks to all the employees who took time to complete the survey. This recognition reflects your dedication and passion for science and technology that has played a major role in SSAI’s continued growth and success.

January 30, 2020—SSAI Selected for Hydrosphere, Biosphere, Geophysics Support Services Contract

HBG LogoWe are pleased to announce that NASA has selected SSAI for the Hydrosphere, Biosphere and Geophysics (HBG) Support Services contract at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The HBG contract is to acquire scientific research services that conceives, develops and applies space, field-deployed and laboratory based technologies and observations to address issues of importance to society, including water resources, land and ocean ecosystems, health, global and regional sea level change, natural hazards, changes in the Earth’s cryosphere, gravity field, magnetic field, solid Earth, topography, reference frames, and the effects of climate change on life on Earth.

We are excited to continue the important work being currently performed under our Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences (HBS) Support Services contract. The new contract will now include supporting the Geodesy and Geophysics Laboratory Code 61A. Most of this work is currently being performed under the GSFC Geophysics, Geodynamics, and Space Geodesy (GGSG) support contract.

This contract win is a direct result of our staff’s outstanding support to our GSFC customers over SSAI’s more than 40 years and we look forward to supporting NASA’s Earth Science missions.

For additional information, see the NASA Contract News Release at: