NASA Identifies Top Small Business Contractor

March 15, 2017
A woman-owned, Huntsville, Ala. company recently earned NASA’s Agency-Level 2016 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award.

NASA recently notified Cepeda Systems & Software Analysis, Inc. (CSSA) that it had won the space agency’s prestigious Agency-Level 2016 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award. This recognition comes on the heels of earning the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) Award earlier in the year.

CSSA is a woman-owned small business that supports customers in the Department of Defense (D0D), NASA, and the commercial sector with software engineering, systems engineering, and process improvement services.

NASA recently awarded its Agency-Level 2016 Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award to Cepeda Systems

“NASA has a large number of small companies in its supply chain,” said  Sandra Cepeda, president and CEO of CSSA. “Only God could orchestrate a company of 43 people from Huntsville, Ala. winning such an extraordinary award.”

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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