Jacobs Wins Potential $1B for NASA Test, Operations Support

JacobsLogoJacobs Technology has won a potential $1.37 billion contract to provide NASA testing and operations support for programs such as the International Space Station.

NASA said the contract contains a one-year, seven-month base period and options to extend work through Sept. 30, 2022.

The subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group will help the agency manage and implement ground systems, flight hardware processing and launch operations at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Programs covered under the contract also include the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and launch services programs.

A two-month phase-in period will start Jan. 2, 2013 and work will start on March 1.

Support services for commercial entities and other government agencies will cover:

  • launch vehicle, spacecraft and payload integration and processing
  • servicing and testing of flight hardware
  • launch of development and operational flights at Kennedy

The subsidiary will also support operations and development of processes and ground systems for integration, processing and launch.

Jacobs Engineering also holds a $600 million contract to provide engineering services at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center.

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