Jacobs Wins $138M NASA Manufacturing Support Option; Terry Hagen Comments

JACOBS logo_GovConWireJacobs Engineering Group (NYSE:JEC) has won a $138 million contract option to continue working under a manufacturing support and facility operations contract with NASA.

The company will work with the Marshall Space Flight Center’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where NASA builds aerospace structures, Jacobs said Tuesday.

Terry Hagen, Jacobs group vice president, said the contract would support high-technology manufacturing at the facility.

NASA manufactured the Space Shuttle’s external tank at the facility, Jacobs said.

Operating under a multi-tenant business model, the facility now houses development of the Space Launch System to provide transportation for future space explorations.

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