This is a summary of selected contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland, Virginia and the District.

Bionetics Corp. in Hampton, Va., won a $20,237,260 contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for life science and advanced life support divisions project support services.

Space and Gallows Associates in Vienna won a $19 million Navy contract for system engineering and technical support, integrated logistics and management program and acquisition support.

Management Consulting & Research Inc. in Falls Church won a $13,292,000 contract from the Air Force to supply cost analysis support.

Quality Biological Inc. in Gaithersburg won an $8,288,440 contract from the National Institutes of Health for AIDS vaccine research.

Engineering Resources Inc. in Falls Church won an $8 million contract from the Navy for services to operate and maintain high-frequency transmitters and associated antennas.

Academy for Educational Development in Washington won a $6,504,066 contract from the Agency for International Development for research and reference services.

Information Systems and Networks Corp. in Bethesda won a $5,405,311 contract from the Navy for submarine production system services.

Communications Resource Group Inc. in Columbia, Md., won a $5,274,319 contract from the General Services Administration to buy telephones and services for the state of New York.

EER Systems Corp. in Vienna won a $4,886,000 contract from the Air Force to supply specialized cost analysis support.

Communications Resource Group Inc. in Columbia, Md., won a $4,196,099 contract from the General Services Administration to buy telephones and services for the state of New Jersey.

Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Baltimore won a $4,035,699 contract from the Air Force for research.

Heritage Reporting Corp. in Washington won a $3 million contract from the Department of Labor for stenographic reporting services.

Independent Professionals Inc. in Lanham won a $2,294,435 contract from the Department of Labor for microfilm services.

Martin Marietta Corp. in Glen Burnie, Md., won a $2,210,000 contract from the Navy for equipment and services.

Pulsar Data Systems in Lanham won a $1,995,000 contract from the Tennessee Valley Authority to furnish general purpose automatic data-processing equipment software, supplies and support equipment.

General Physics Corp. in Columbia, Md., won a $1.8 million contract from the Tennessee Valley Authority to upply audits, engineering and other services.